Thursday, September 06, 2007

Summer's Last Hurrah waterfall with columbine
Amazing that the Columbine stays so thick and lush, even in the last days of the summer's heat. It's been in the mid-high 80's and sunny for the last few days; the worst possible conditions to test the rain gauge I just bought for the garden. Swamp Milkweed (Summer's red goldmine), officially petered out these past few days, just the mustard yellow buds of the Showy Goldenrod (always Autumn's procrastinator) burst into life. The Rough Blazing Star we got from Kinninatives is still going strong; saw a few Monarchs hanging from its purple tufts.

Supposed to be slipping down into the 70's this weekend, perfect weather for working outdoors.
show goldenrod

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