Zinnias fill a vase of cut flowers this week.
A Giant Swallowtail butterfly flitted amongst the Zinnias the other day…
It’s the last weekend in August and the garden is already starting to take on an autumnal appearance. Tree leaves have started to turn yellow and even red, thanks in part to how dry July and August have been but also in response to shortening days and cooler nights. Some perennials are looked quite bedraggled […]
Dahlias from my neighbour’s garden are the highlight of this week’s vase of cut flowers.
The last few weeks of August are often the most almost-perfect part of summer.
Gladioli make a one time only appearance in this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.
Mainly pleasant surprises found in the mid August garden.