when the black Cottonwood trees, in the wild land area behind our homes, start their month long snow fall of cotton that coats everything like a gauzy shroud. Just when the yard comes into shape comes the swirling, cottony mess…it started this weekend.

CottonwoodLawn
Soon the lawn and street will be white.

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This morning’s coating begins as the morning warms up the seedlings fall.
Cottonwood Grass
Like drifting snow, the accumulations build up against edges and corners first.

I prefer the real snow…………I think