Wednesday, June 03, 2009


Observed this morning are four kinds of morning glories; kazillion kinds of nasturtiums, in pots and not, trailing or climing and not; the last four poppies; the last, probably, of the sweet peas, of at least a half-dozen types; the last of the firewheels; the last of the violas (Johnny jump-ups); resurgence of lantanas (the birds are busy with the seeds and the flesh of the fruits); bachelor buttons (cornflowers); cosmos of two kinds (pink varieties and the orange and yellow ones); milkweeds of two kinds; zonal geraniums (pelargoniums); fennel; chiles; wild sunflowers; every type of rose of Sharon; two types of oleander; and very handsome black-eyed Susans.


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