Welcome to Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day for August 2022.
Where shall we begin?
Here in my USDA Hardiness Zone 6a garden in central Indiana, June was dry, July was not as dry, and August has so far already brought over three inches of rain at the halfway point.
This morning I took pictures after a brief shower that brought another .20 inches of rain, which sounds like more than 1/5th of an inch, doesn’t it? But that’s what it was.
Up first is a new-to-me sunflower grown from seeds sent to me by All-America Selections. ‘Concert Bell F1’ is a 2022 national winner, and I can see why, as I add it to my list to plant again next year. Those are gorgeous sunflowers!
Elsewhere in the garden…
I could also show you the first of the mums, the first of the toad lilies, and the first of the hardy begonias, but they are just getting started, so I think I’ll hold off on them until September. After all, days fly by fast in a garden… you don’t need me to remind you of that!
And that’s Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day in my garden for August 2022. What’s blooming in your garden?
Join us for this garden meme and show us. Post on your blog on or around or near the 15th of the month about what’s blooming in your garden. Then leave a link in the Mr. Linky widget so we can click over and see, and post a comment so we know what you have.
Always remember the Elizabeth Lawrence quote that inspired this whole thing, “We can have flowers nearly every month of the year.”
And my new saying, “We can have violas nearly every month of the year.”