I can usually get a pretty good impression of what the outside temperature is just by looking out of my window. When it is cold, the plants hunch themselves up - just like us humans:
|PSP looking cold|
The Swiss Chard is probably reminiscing about its Alpine origins (and regretting them):
I rather fear that some of the salads may be irretreivably frosted:
The Euphorbia is also looking a bit sorry for itself, and the bracts are finally beginning to turn brown. Normally by this time of year I have cut back all the previous year's growth to make room for new shoots, but this Winter the plants have been reluctant to admit defeat:
Although it has been cold, there has at least been some sunshine. Here is my Dogwood "Midwinter Fire" illuminated by it:
Snow is forecast for the weekend...