The growing season is over and the plants have made plans for next year. Some haven't given up on this year as seen in the photo. The Maple in the foreground has its buds all set and the Flowering Cherry as well. You can even see the large bud where a flower will emerge in its pink and white blossom. Now, to get through this years winter months. I took these shots just days ago...we are in a polar vortex...already!