Mid-August Assessment

"When summer opens, I see how fast it matures, and fear it will be short; but after the heats of July and August, I am reconciled, like one who has had his swing, to the cool of autumn." --  Ralph Waldo Emerson I suppose it has been a short summer by most people's standards.  The... Continue Reading →

The Dahlia Show

October never gets old for me.  I love the changing colors - the deep reds, oranges and bright yellows of the leaves.  I love the cooling evenings, the chill and fog of the early mornings. And I love autumn perennials and annuals, in particular the dahlias.  Dahlias continue to send up glorious blooms until that first bitter... Continue Reading →

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