Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Want a "Quickie"? Today 12.17.13

These photos were taken this morning at the Gardens at Waters East. - - 12.17.13
Notice all the wonderful patterns formed by the snow on plants, sculptures, and stone.   - - -   A feast for the eyes in design.

Asian Patio Garden

 Lake Michigan
view from patio

Garden View

on rock wall


along Lake Path

fountain head
on rock wall

Sedum - Autumn Joy
Formal Garden Central Pot

East Gate

Coneflower Seed Heads

Winter View

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Reference Note:  For a complete list of the ten (10) Principles of Design plus the special “Golden Principle of Design” used throughout Gardens at Waters East, check out the archive postings for November 14 – 24, 2010 and May 2, 2011.


  1. Beautiful Pictures. Merry Christmas!

  2. Beautiful, your winter garden is holding up very well.

  3. Snow adds a beautiful element to the dried seed heads and indeed to the whole landscape.

  4. A winter wonderland! It's fascinating where the snow collects, isn't it? The sunny, snowy days are beautiful.

  5. Love the light and the shadow ... Yiou have such a beautiful view, Jack ! Happy Holidays and the best wishes for the New Year !

  6. I always enjoy your freshwater ocean up there! And I'm amazed at your sunny, clear days, and how ethereal it all looks... Is it more sunny than not in winter?

    Some day, I shall visit WI, MI...

  7. Very nice pictures! Unfortunately we don't have any snow at the moment.

    greetings kathrin

  8. A whole different garden look to anything we ever see here! What a wonderful view of the lake you have. Looking forward to exploring your blog a bit more.

  9. Wow! Your garden in the winter is gorgeous! So beautiful to see the snow and the ocean.
    Just breathtaking pictures!
    Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  10. Kiitos vierailusta blogissani! Ja kiitos, että jätit kommenttiakin. Lumi on peittänyt kasvit teilläkin.
    Rauhallista joulun aikaa!