It is that time of year - - Happy Holidays!
Holidays and decorations wherever you look: up and down the streets, inside and outside the homes. From now and into the new year - - it is holiday-time.
Poinsettia - Peppermint Stick
Looking out to Formal Garden
Lake Michigan in the background
Instead of looking “out and about” in the Gardens at Waters East, it was decided to look at the flowers blooming in the house during this week of the year. Some are “house plants” others, to help them survive, have been brought in for the winter season. Each now celebrates with blooms this festive time of the year.
succulent in bloom
a summer annual brought in for the winter
no idea what it is called
more close-up detail
another happy blooming succulent
interesting color design
Vinca - Illumination
A favorite of the holidays is the poinsettia. There are a number of blooms in this posting that demonstrate well that today’s poinsettia is not your grandma’s poinsettia. This is only one of the many many varieties found in green houses today. It has some awesome markings which you can see in close-ups of the plant.
and - more detail
The kind of plant and view that says
Merry Christ & Happy Holidays.
NOTE: Since this Blog is meant to be an accurate journal of the gardens;
no photos are “staged”, “arranged”, or ”photo-shopped” in anyway.
What is posted – is what it here. It is what it is.
view in Asian Patio fountain
driftwood from StoneWater Beach
collected from the shore of Gardens at Waters East
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