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Macro shot of unrestrained beauty of red berries and thorns on winter bush

Day 2 – Unrestrained beauty

"Nature has undoubtedly mastered the art of winter gardening and even the most experienced gardener can learn from the unrestrained beauty around them." ~ Vincent A. Simeone
Thistles in sunlight with spiders web

Day 360 – Thistles

"Gardens can be sharp and spiky as well as rose-embowered and honeysuckle-twined: there are corners and settings where thistles are not such an asinine taste after all." ~ Robin Lane Fox
frost clinging to flower seed head

Day 345 – John Frost

I wander forth this chill December dawn: John Frost and all his elves are out, I see, As busy as the elfin world can be, Clothing a world asleep with fleecy lawn. ~Robert Buchanan   
spider web for catching flies in the tree in the woods in black and white

Day 301 – Catching Flies

"Spiders' webs only have to be large enough to catch flies." ~ Neil GaimanYet in the woods they often seem very good at catching photographers who stray from the path.
Mouth blowing dandilion wishes

Day 298 – Wishes

"A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim." ~ Maya Angelou 
Image of tiny black seeds on stems of flower seed head. A by product of gardening

Day 292 – By-product

In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death. ~ Sam Llewelyn 
bales of hay in harvest field

Day 261 – Harvest

"It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn." ~ B. C. Forbes 
long grass in black and white

Day 161 – The long grass

“Katsa watched the long grass moving around them. The wind pushed it, attacked it, struck it in one place and then another. It rose and fell and rose again. It flowed, like water.” ~ Kristin Cashore 
looking up through the bushes to blue skyness

Day 142 – Skyness

“There was a skyness to the sky and a nowness to the world that he had never seen or felt or realized before.” ~ Neil Gaiman We often take our local area for granted. We have seen it all, every…
dandelion seed head in black and white

Day 140 – Dandelion love

"The man who worries morning and night about the dandelions in the lawn will find great relief in loving the dandelions." ~ Liberty Hyde Bailey Oh this is so true. I watch my grumpy neighbour out in his garden cutting…
Collection of cactus

Day 134 – Cactus

"Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it." ~ Joyce Meyer   
Droplet of rain glisten on plant stem

Day 19 – Glisten

"Into each life some rain must fall." ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We know all about rain in the UK. If there was such a thing as a national weather surely ours would be rain. Mostly it is annoying as it…