My poor bed at the community garden is toast, thoroughly fried by the prolonged heat we’ve had this summer. Really, there’s not much left to salvage now, just a few surprisingly decent shallots and straggling zucchini (and perhaps some potatoes if I ever get time to dig around and check). Even the sunflowers decided they had enough of the sun, but before they threw in the towel, they yielded a few not-so-shabby blooms.
These are ‘Paquito’, a dwarf branching cultivar, and this was my first year growing them. (Those of you who are members of the Alberta Gardening group on Facebook will have already seen this pic, but it’s a sunflower, and therefore, it’s impossible to groan about the repeat).
What is your favourite bloom in your garden right now? (If you can’t narrow it down to just one, give me a list!). Hope your weekend is wonderful!