Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy

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‘Guardians of the Garden’ keep their watchful eyes always open wide, observing the seasons unfold here at Brent and Becky Heath’s display gardens in Gloucester, Virginia. 

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On this mild December day the gardens sparkled .

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Scarlet and orange, pink, lavender, green and white; flowers bloom and leaves unfold.  We played a bit of ‘I Spy’ ourselves, watching for for them amid the fallen leaves.

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Bright berries cling to branches,

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and Koi bask in the sunlight which warms their shallow pool.

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The Earth is soft and moist; broken here and there with early bits of bulbs poking up through its protective mass, as though we had skipped ahead to March.

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We found Daffodils and Snowdrops, Anenomes and Roses open to the afternoon sun.

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Vibrant green Arum and Cyclamen foliage unfold their intricate leaves against autumn’s canvas.

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Watchful eyes can be found in every corner of this magical garden, pointing out the secret paths and special treasures.

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Suspended in time, the seasons converge here like the faces of a Rubik’s cube;

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never truly gone, only just out of sight.

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2015

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3 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy

  1. Pingback: In the Blink of an Eye. | The Hempstead Man

  2. Beautiful in all seasons – I bet it sparkles under a blanket of snow!

  3. Pingback: WPC: Eye Spy (Ape) | Chris Breebaart Photography / What's (in) the picture?

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