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As soon as the temperature drops low enough, the party’s over in the garden. All of the produce is frozen solid, and when the sun comes up and thaws things, most of the plants will be dead. It’s a sad day for gardeners, who have celebrated the beauty of growing green things all season. Now, plants get hauled to the compost heap, and the soil gets turned over for the last tine. But for just a few hours, ripe raspberries are like glass marbles, a rigid kale leaf crunches in your hand, and everything is edged in frosty white. My friend Phil, an award-winning urban landscape photographer from Pennsylvania, happened to be here when the cold took over, so he wandered around with his camera. Enjoy. If you like his work, you can see more of it here. 

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