I was at a friend’s house this morning and I immediately noticed their two artichoke plants—or rather what is left of them. They’d been beautiful earlier in the summer when they’d been in their prime, but I think they’re even more stunning now.
Dried up and with their leaves removed, they’ve become veritable sculptures.
I was so glad I had my camera along to record their singular beauty. I hope you will enjoy looking at these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them.
The lesson for gardeners is to take your time ripping out plants that have died. Often they’re even more spectacular dead than alive!