October 20, 2012

A Few Garden Photos

A beautiful bi-color zinnia.

The big box store had these labeled as bell peppers when I bought these
last spring - they turned out to be peppers of some sort - not sure what
to do with them - but they are pretty on the plate.

Morning Glory growing up the fence. I thought they
look pretty up against the wildflowers in the field beyond our

October 17, 2012

Natchez Crepe Myrtle

This is a Natchez Crepe Myrtle. This is my
favorite of the white crepe myrtles. It seems to
grow really fast and have masses of white blooms, however
this one did not like where I had it before. It
was planted in the front yard in the fall of 2010
 and never bloomed in all of 2011.
So last fall I moved it to this spot in the back yard and it
has thrived here.
This Natchez was just gorgeous this year.
This photo was taken several weeks ago, and
now the leaves are starting to turn a beautiful red and orange.

Before photo of where I had the crepe myrtle in the front

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