echinacea garden

echinacea garden

The Echinacea garden is coming along.  It's been a long process.  The area is at the very back of my yard and was totally covered with honeysuckle trees that I cut down during the summer.  Slowly, I've been filling it in with new plants. Even though they are written down somewhere, I can't tell you [...]

holding tight to summer

holding tight to summer

I did some dead heading in the zinnia garden last evening.  It is hard to watch the precious blooms losing color and going to seed. They are looking tired and worn, falling over from wind and rain.  The leaves have lost some color, looking very faded, and covered with a powdery mildew. Although smaller, they [...]