frost approaching

These days the weather forcast keeps threatening frost–so far we haven’t had a hard frost, but I took a few quick photos of annuals before getting in the car to go to work the other day, just in case. The garden next to the still-a-work-in-progress white garden is mostly annuals, planted under and around the…

Mid-October winding down

After a dry hot summer we’ve had a milder and wetter fall. Still no real frost, so the garden is lingering. Many of the flowers don’t know the flower season is over! Johnny jump-ups are the first to bloom in the spring and the last to stop in the fall. Many perennials are slowing down…