Everything looks picture worthy as I tramp around the ice covered yard.
Ice gives Yaupon Holly a sparkle.
Brr. No one wants to live here in this cold.
Snapping off of the frozen branches from the Texas Kidneywood bush would be easy.
Possum Haw berries in a globe of ice. Possumhaw Holly is a great small native tree with multiple trunks.
Icy Red Yucca branches under an overcast sky makes me shiver.
The two preceding pictures show Blue Mistflowers.
At the tip of tall trunks of Desert False Indigo (Amorpha fruticosa), heavy ice keeps the branches from swaying in the wind.
Ice covered rose bushes have an ethereal look.
Spaghetti strands of Dried Mexican Feather Grass flops on the ground.
Dwarf Indian Hawthorn is one of the few evergreen bushes in our yard. The frosty ice coating is gorgeous.
Tall, thin stems of Obedient Plant form upside down icicles.
Bright red Rose Hip with copper colored Rose leaves provides color in a drab wintry scene.
I enjoy some winter when the harsh weather only comes a few days at a time. But basically, I’m a warm weather person.
“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” Percy Bysshe Shelley