October 5, 2023
Residual dry heat has descended on us signaling a seasonal change, and supplanting the plentiful moisture of spring and summer just past. We had no choice but to declare 2023 The Year Of The Yellow Flower. An optimal balance of moisture, sunshine, and heat produced a garden landscape filled with wild and domestic hues of yellows and bright oranges, more than we had ever seen
False indigo and curlycup gumweed shared space with gaillardia and rudbeckia. Englemann daises and a variety of ornamental sunflowers with broad heads claimed the sunniest spots. Prairie cone flowers were woven be...