Red twig dogwood stems in the Arnold Arboretum
Unknown tree with fantastic seed heads
One of my friends, the whitebreasted nuthatch, comfortably perching upside down
The most common of all my visitors, this Downy woodpecker and his mate are never far from the feeders.
Mr Housefinch sat and rested in the tree but never landed on the feeder. Hopefully he will be back with his extended family soon.And look at the pretty purple maple buds.
Oakleaf hydrangea in my community garden
witch hazel seeds
Virginia Sweetspire, a native South-easterner that is getting good attention in gardens for its butterfly appeal.
Native hibiscus seedhead
Pretty little Nine-bark seeds. Related to roses and brambles, it has fragrant five-petaled flowers.
Outside the fence of the gardens, sun plays on trees and trunks.
Red leaves of Greenbriar
And all the little aster seeds, like millions of stars in a galaxy.