Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Late August blooms

The weather has been hot and humid for the last few days interrupted by brief episodes of torrential rain.  The rain cools the air dramatically if only briefly.  Blooming in late August.  

 This goldenrod offers a little taste of the wild in my tame garden.  It self seeded here and I allowed it to stay.  Pollinating insects love this plant.  
Autumn Joy beginning to bloom.  I cut this plant back drastically in early July.

You can see the humidity in the air.    

These zinnias have bloomed forever.  Will try saving seeds for next year's garden

 A sunny section of the center garden

Topaz processed daylily photo


Paula @ Blooms 'n' Spades said...

Your garden is looking gorgeous! I made a mistake in not cutting my sedums back enough earlier in the year and they are now flopping around and look a bit unsightly. I'll have to be as ruthless as you were for next year!

oldcrow61 said...

You have a beautiful garden.

spurge said...

What a charming garden you have! I love the cottage-y feel with all of the plants tumbling into one another. It looks just like a painting! Also really like your photos ID-ing various birds you've spotted - the critters obviously love your garden as much as you do.

Rambling Woods said...

Your garden is beautiful..I too have golden rod and it is true, the pollinators love it ...Michelle

Corner Gardener Sue said...

I have gotten behind in my blog reading, and am glad I read down to this post. It was nice to see lush, blooming plants. Like you, I am so tired of winter! Our temps are supposed to be colder than normal for the next few weeks, too. Still, our snow has melted, though.