My yard in mid-winter is waiting. Waiting for clean up (the weeds really need some attention), waiting to be cut back (those that weren't cut back in fall), waiting for growth, and waiting for color. Oh, how I miss the color!
This white metal planter, by our front door, is now a home for the pinecones that Tahoe brings home on his daily walks. Being a good retriever of things, he happily carries one along, depositing it right on the front step upon returning home. Every few days I gather his cones and place them in the basket. At least it's not empty!
Here are some of the colors I'm waiting for: