After offering a few hours of pristine pleasure, snow in most parts of the city is not pretty to behold. Large mounds of soot-dusted grey matter alternates with huge mushy puddles at every curb.
But I can always count on The Conservatory Garden to be a winter wonderland. Lyden Miller designed it to be a four-season garden, and she succeeded mightily.
If you want to learn her secrets, take a look at PARKS, PLANTS, AND PEOPLE: Beautifying the Urban Landscape–a mighty inspiring read.