The Gardens at Powerscourt are beautiful at any time of year, but the chaning seasons adds another dimension. Kerry Gordon, a regular guest blogger for us, captures the beauty of the Gardens in the winter sun before the new year sets in.
The house, shining in the golden sunlight, is reflected in the detailed gilding of the gates.
The pond around the Japanese Gardens looks frozen in the shaded garden.
Triton Lake glistens while the winged horse rises into the fading daylight.
Late afternoon shadows stretch to the golden hued house.
The upper terrace casts its shadows.