I enjoy the patterns and textures of early morning frost coating the grass in the sheep field.
The presence of hoar frost on a web unfailingly evokes in me a sense of awe.
But not all of the spiders’ work is expressed in sublime artistry. These efforts, on the light beside the front porch, resemble more the frayed hem of a sweater!
And this suggests, perhaps, a younger spider learning to abseil.
Four pictures of hoar frost (and a touch of snow) on plants in the garden.
Following so much persistent rain it was a joy to wake on recent mornings to the picturesque, magical landscape provided by a dusting of snow and a heavy hoar frost.
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Yesterday morning the scene was enhanced by a veil of fog.
I know this is an odd time to be presenting this picture, but it happens to be a particular favourite of mine that somehow managed to get overlooked in earlier selections.
Frost on Clematis
- Frost on Bamboo leaves
Here, in the heart of the UK, it has been a mild winter to date with only the odd flurry of snowflakes and very little frost. The frost pictures shown today and in the next few days were taken in 2010/2011.
- Cold and frosty morning
See also Frost on Bamboo leaves, Hoar frost on berries, Frosty morning 3