“Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.”
Hello dear friends. I can’t believe how swiftly my favorite month is passing. There isn’t much fall color around our Appalachian Foothills. The drought and heat that we experienced during August and September may impact the autumn foliage. We normally don’t experience our peak color until November so we are still hopeful!
It is almost time to put the garden to rest, but before we do let’s take one last look!
It was cloudy and cool this past Sunday afternoon, perfect for grabbing my camera to check out the fading garden. You may remember that my Renaissance Man planted a small area away from our main garden. The zinnias have thrived in this space and are still blooming, but their foliage is rather sad. I had a wonderful surprise as I was checking their blooms!
… it appears Monarch migration is underway and a few passed by our garden for a visit. Some Monarchs travel as much as 3,000 miles on their journey.READ MORE