The heat and humidity of July in the southeast has us mopping our brow, the
mosquitoes are swarming, and the garden gets harder to care for.
Removed all the back garden odds and ends so the guys could get rid of ivy,
vinca, and hundreds of acorns which had already started putting out leaves
saying, "look at me, I'm another huge oak tree in your garden's future!"
Didn't want them tripping over elves, angels and stone chickens!
I mentioned they were fading fast last week, and now although this bloom is pretty,
they are mostly turning brown from the heat and looking sad!
The Japanese maple has angel wing seeds - they are lovely. . . . . .
. . . . . . and once again the Magnolia liliiflora is blooming.
Second time around this year - first before the leaves even opened,
now with plenty of leaves to shield flowers from the sun.
Roses aren't doing too well - I think they enjoy sunshine, not constant heat day after day.
A candle of HOPE - for the front porch.
"The dill is as high as an elephant's eye"
Summer supper - Heirloom Tomato Galette - turned out well and so