Saturday, October 17, 2009

Lovely Japanese Anemones Next Door...


they have a lot of them, which is great in the fall; the plant does well around here. Elegant and fresh for display in the garden, or cut in a bouquet. I have some too, but not so pretty. The pink flower, fuzzy focus, is one of our special heirloom nicotiana, left over from a previous garden in my yard. These have a lovely evening perfume when they bloom; more modern hybrids do not, I understand. We sprinkle the seeds around the beds to encourage their return each year.

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Haha--another kind of mask

One of our home grown potatoes seemed to smile at me as it was readied for cook pot.