A Second Flowering
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It is a perfect summer Sunday! Clear skies, warm and beautiful. Like yesterday! I’ve been working on images to salute the end of August, not that the end of August is something I think should be celebrated, but more to honor the last days of August and stretch them out.
The summer blooming flowers are beginning their second flowering. The David Austin roses, the geraniums and the hydrangeas all have new flowers forming. Alas, the poor Knock Out roses, that flourished so well at the beginning of summer, are struggling a bit to bloom again now that the silk tree and others are fully leafed out and shading them.
We’ve had birds galore in the garden the last few days – the robin family, juncos, sparrows, spotted tohees. And, of course, the obnoxious jays.