Winter is here.

The trees are bare.

The trees in our area are now bereft of leaves and are sleeping, ready for spring.

The outlines of trees can help us identify them. Each species has its own shape.

An avenue of tress in Scarborough

And while we look forward to spring and the fresh green flowers and blossoms, winter has its own attractions.

Every twig and branch is visible.

Walk around your own streets and towns and spot the many different varieties in your area.