We’ve had 5 inches of rain already this month, and as the weather gets grayer there is an urge to savor the color that remains.
So that’s what I’ve been up to–(and so glad I did it yesterday; today’s all rain and wind!)
This sedum relative is aptly named for the time it breaks into bloom–"Autumn Joy"!
Every year I grow some squash/pumpkin/gourd crosses just for the fun of what they will produce, and just for decoration since one never quite knows if they’re more gourd or more squash.
This is the first of the harvest.
And this little guy wins the smallest pumpkin award!!
Echinacea is easier to grow than to spell, and what a curious bristly head! Heather is her backdrop and a radiant blushing oregano her companion…
And of course every proper vegetable garden has color besides. Tonight we shall have our own homegrown salad…
There’s not a plant of flower below,
But makes Thy glories known;
And clouds arise, and tempests blow
By order from Thy throne;
While all that borrows life from Thee
Is ever in Thy care,
And everywhere that man can be,
Thou, God, art present there.