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Indoors and outdoors…

Our readers sent beautiful photos this week of flowers and birds, existing in the snow or keeping warm inside. What will next week’s weather bring? Please grab your camera and send your photos to

Rebecca Reed, a Middle Peninsula Master Naturalist, focused on birds in the wild after Saturday night’s snow. From left, female pileated woodpecker, white-throated sparrows and Carolina wren.

Reblooming orchids make doing dishes bearable, writes Sue Henshaw of Cobbs Creek. Note the Meyer lemon from a six-year-old tree that is lovingly moved indoors every winter.Camellia japonica Governor Mouton, sent by Lewis Hubbard of Cardinal.

Linda Lee Earl of northern Gloucester County sent photos of her beautiful orchids in bloom.

Louise Witherspoon, Port Haywood, sends a photo of oxalis iron cross, inside for the winter, but a great garden plant, and narcissus in the snow.

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