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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

What a difference a couple weeks makes

I know there's a scientific explanation -- salts are concentrated in the spaces between the cells, which in turn draws the water out of the cells themselves, etc. . . But it's still seems amazing that soft broad-leaved foliage can make it through the winter and reconstitute itself when the temperature rises back up. The cyclamen photo on the right was taken yesterday.

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