Well, summer is officially over, so I took some photos of my climbing rose bush which hasn’t endured the summer heat very well but with some much-needed rain a couple weeks ago and a few cooler nights it all of a sudden sent up a long stem way up to the top of the garden arch and produced a beautiful bloom by the heart shape.
Garden harvest is about done for the season except for the turnip crop which will be in the next few weeks. Green beans are just about finished as well. The herbs I planted have done very well and the holy basil just keeps blooming and has grown to now what I’d call a bush!
For the first time this spring, I planted cardinal climber and all of a sudden this lovely plant with fern-like leaves has climbed all over the north garden fence and is quite cheery with its bright red flowers.
A few weeks ago I bought a small cold frame and have planted lettuce, spinach and French breakfast radishes (who eats radishes for breakfast?). We’ll see how this works out!
Wishing you all a beautiful autumn season!
“I loved autumn, the one season of the year that God seemed to have put there just for the beauty of it.” ~Lee Maynard