We are having some rain this afternoon. The air should cool down into the 70s, though the rain is alternating with bright sun. Today is the first day in several weeks that the temperature has not reached into the 90s. The humidity will remain close to 100%, so the air will still feel summertime heavy. Nevertheless, I am grateful for small, if temporary, changes.
I continue to enjoy my late afternoon garden walks. Here are some photos taken within the last few days.
The view across the front garden is taking on the mellowness of mid-summer:
A few summer flowers around the front garden:
Walking into the woodland garden in late afternoon is always a delight as shadow and light play amidst the foliage:
More views inside the woodland garden:
Additional woodland foliage highlights:
I found this fallen feather beside a woodland path. It is about six inches long:
A friend gave me some Agapanthus earlier this year. I was not sure if it would settle in enough to bloom this year, but look what is happening:
Finally, my Voodoo Lilies (Amorphophallus konjac) continue their weirdness. After they finished blooming (inside the house!!) several months ago, I planted the tubers outside in their garden pots. Now at last each is putting up its speckled stem, or petiole, which is topped by spokes of a deeply divided leaf, much like an umbrella.Isn't gardening grand?!