Friday, September 4, 2009

Seeds.

It's past time to collect some of the seeds in my garden. When I get home this afternoon, I'll pull on some long pants to protect against the skeeters and get busy in the perennial bed. Just a sample of what needs to be harvested:

Castor bean


Yvonne's salvia (S. splendens)


Salvia subrotunda


Brown rudbekcia hirta


Cherry Brandy rudbeckia


The brugs are about to bloom again. Right around the full moon.



The cabbage I planted yesterday got more water from the sprinkler this morning.



It's 70 degrees. Overnight it dipped into the low 50s. Should reach the mid-80s by 3pm. Sunny, nice.

2 comments:

L. D. Burgus said...

Yes, I need to get seeds collected as we are shutting down now. A little color left but it is time to get ready for cold windy weather. My mom grew castor beans when I was a kid in the 60's. They got to be so large and then one frost and they were gone. I may start that tradition again next year. Hope you are getting better.

Nell Jean said...

Seed collecting, one of my fav things, but you already knew that.

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