I was just saying on my gardening blog that it’s about time we started doing some Autumn gardening tasks, like cutting down the sunflowers in the front boulevard.
Yup … it’s time to put the garden to bed for the winter … actually it’s well past time, we should have started doing some of these Fall tasks at least two weeks ago.
Some of my flowers are still blooming, but most of the plants are beginning to lose their leaves and either die down or are becoming dormant as it gets cooler.
Some of the flowers I’ll miss is my Butterfly Weed:
Such delicate bright colored flowers. This one really attracts Monarch butterflies to my garden.
Another flower that I’ll miss is the Balloon Flower. I’m sure the bumble bees will miss them too:
I have several clumps of Balloon flowers growing in the back and front garden beds in white, pink and blue. I love their balloon like buds and bright cheery flowers.
What flowers will you miss as the winter season approaches?