Like many of you, we got our first hard frost and some freezing temperatures over the weekend.
While the frost is beautiful and evergreen plants like this fragile-looking native Oxalis oregana seem to take it in stride, for others, it spells the end of the line for this year.
Looks like I only got shots of evergreen plants.
They say that a little frost only intensifies the colors of ornamental kale and cabbages.
Heuchera 'Forever Purple'
Some hardy fuchsias and the abutilons continue as if they didn't notice.
While the leaves of Tetrapanax papyrifer look like they're toast, the blooms haven't drooped yet. With temperatures predicted to be much warmer for the next couple of weeks, perhaps there's still some hope that they will bloom. Fingers crossed. Still have a few bulbs to get into the ground!