The Flowers of August

This is what is gracing our garden in August: Phlox, cosmos, dahlias, hollyhocks and zinnias.Red Zinnia and cosmos #2

Red zinnia and cosmos

Dahlia #2 closeup 2019

Up close and personal dahlia

Pale yellow hollyhock 2019

Pale yellow hollyhock

Mauve and white phlox again 2019

Mauve and white phlox

Pink Phlox 2019

Pretty in Pink phlox

August End in the Garden

Patio birdbath

The bird bath on our patio got a lot of visitors this summer.

Phlox, garden, road 2018

Our beautiful pink and white phlox is in full bloom.

Phlox closeup 2018

Phlox close-up.

Phlox between the ramp and house 2018

More phlox peeks out from between the ramp and the house.

Still Life in a Time of Drought

Our poor garden is still going even during our season of drought.  The gladiolas have fainted but the phlox and sunflowers are doing quite well.  Black-eyed susans are perky and the birds are taking baths in the heat.  At the birdbathBath time in AugustHere is the proof.


Sunflower patchsunflowersBlack-eyed susans near the porchPink phlox in view


If you happen to know any rain dances, Ontario would surely appreciate it.  Our grass is crispy crunch right now.  😀