|So many pretty fall colors.|
|How a yellow straight neck squash grows.|
|Pat, a lifetime friend of Lisa's, helps pick flowers. |
A beautiful day in the garden.
|Bees also like leaves to rest on.|
|Chris, a friend of mine from Sprague's classrooms, picks the lemon cucumbers. Each of the yellow flowers has the potential to become a lemon cucumber. Wow.|
|Anna gently picks the patty pan summer squash.|
|A loaded slicing cucumber plant.|
|These guys wish they had a bigger box...|
|Bees hiding IN the flower. Pollination is occurring.|
|Two kinds of bees crawled out.|
|My helpers hanging on when we are in Grandpa's golf cart. Arms linked and hanging on to the side bars.|
|Lisa points at a bee who thinks Lisa |
picked all the flowers for her!
|Angie picking (and taste testing occasionally) the |
Sun Sugar cherry tomatoes.
|Beautiful orange and red beets.|
|Florencio cleans the beets, Lisa and Pat |
clean the extra leaves off of the flowers.
|Snowberry cherry tomatoes.|
|Sweet Million cherry tomatoes.|
|A branching sunflower. Multiple flowers on one plant unlike the old fashioned ones that have one huge seed head.|
|A bee on the fennel flowers.|
|Asparagus ferns with berries that will all turn red. |
This is a good thing!
|Volunteer sunflowers. One is old fashioned and the one in the back is a branching one. They are growing in the asparagus bed.|
|An up close look at a sunflower. Many little flowers in the BIG seed head. These are called composite flowers.|
|Scarlet runner beans. Pink seeds! |
Picking tomatoes can do a number on your hands.
|Faith (cousin) and her Bill dissect a scarlet runner bean.|
|Tiny dahlias in among the other flowers.|
|Cheery yellow dahlia.|
|Ruffles with color!|
|Tight rose bud with a bloomed out rose in the background.|
|Faith hanging on "kid fashion" for safety. |
Bill in the front with Angie.
|Florencio is excited about the lettuce.|
|A big smiley sunflower.|
|Gladiolas, statice and zinnias.|
|Zinnias and statice. |
I really like these colors together.
|A very dark gladiola. Looks like velvet.|
|A nice collection.|
|Hot days call for icy treats.|
|Cucs and patty pans.|
|Plums, oh my!|