Winterhazel

There is something extraordinary about a plant that begins spring with a show of flowers rather than leaves.  It’s rather daring, actually.  Plants need to produce leaves for photosynthesis, to make food and to stay alive.  But instead these early bloomers start off the year with reproduction, making seeds, continuing the species.  Planning for the future.  Pollination from wind is easier with no leaves in … Continue reading Winterhazel