Winter Seedheads

Daucus carota - Closed seedhead of Wild Carrot - © Dianna Jazwinski/GAP Photos

Daucus carota – Closed seedhead of Wild Carrot – © Dianna Jazwinski/GAP Photos

If flowers are left uncut over the winter period, their seed heads, with a dusting of frost, add another dimension to the winter garden.


Low winter light catching the frost and their quirky shapes add a sculptural quality as well as providing food for the birds. Grasses also provide texture and shape, each individual blade being highlighted by the frost.

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