Abyssinian gladiolus bloomed. Some years our summers are not long and
warm enough for that to happen.
from Nancy Sarpola's garden out in Oregon. She says, "Our 1/4 acre garden
is on a hillside in the Willamette Valley. October began warm and
There were a lot of dahlias, including this red and yellow
one called 'Pooh'.
In November, we dropped to 23 degrees and most of the
flowers froze, but the Cyclamen hederifolium was still blooming at the very end
Our coralbark maple turns a lovely yellow in late
The stellar's jays come down from the woods in fall. This
one is giving me a worried look and soon flew away.
The hummingbirds are so drawn to this tender salvia that
they are fairly easy to photograph! The salvia is also gone since the big