This is the first part of the drive, and the family uses the needles from these pines to mulch the gardens. At this house, it's all about being environmentally friendly and green.
The seed pods from the magnolias are so interesting. You can see the red seeds in this one.
As usual, Connor is doing his best to get outside. He'd rather be someplace else, regardless of where he is!
This is another view of the incredible Harry Lauder Walking Stick tree. During the summer, when it's leafed out, it's nothing spectacular. But when winter comes, you can see the twisting and corkscrewing branches.