The musings of a chef-caterer
turned estate gardener,
digging, pruning and
cultivating my way through a year in the garden
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Some Summer Crispy Stuff
Randy at Creating Our Eden posted a photo showing some of this summer's heat damage a couple of days ago, and challenged others of us who blog about our gardens to show some photos of current condition. Here's a "gallery" of what this crazy summer heat has done in the Stepchild Garden....
Only the rosemary has survived in the Baker's Rack Herb Garden outside the kitchen door......
Remnants of Hydrangea macrophylla "Tokyo Delight," below....
Do you think this liatris is going to see another spring???
Can anyone say, "Petunias"???
Fortunately, I can always look in the other direction, where the roses and moonvine have completely overtaken the arbor, and are now marching toward the neighbor's house