A nice little rainstorm rolled into town last Thursday. For a sweet, brief moment, it almost seemed like autumn, but the heat has returned this week. Still, the garden has had a reasonable soaking, a rare thing for October, which is helping to settle in the new fall plantings. Much of the summer 2012 garden [...]
An unexpected afternoon cloudburst visited the garden this Bloom Day.
In five minutes it was over, leaving enough time to collect some photos before sunset. Self-sown Orlaya grandiflora, the Minoan Lace.
Rose ‘Bouquet d’Or still in a flush of blooms.
Nicotiana alata ‘Lime Green’ and Thunbergia alata, one of the lighter, [...]
I took the day off from work yesterday and worked played in the garden all day. Needing potting soil, I stopped at a local nursery, where I found this: (Photo is a little dark, taken late last night.)
Pedilanthus bracteatus (aka Euphorbia bracteata) from Mexico.
A huge empty pot, formerly a fountain, sits [...]