There's a change in the air, and in my garden. Autumn is coming!
Sure, all the summer flowers are still blooming. But there's a new bloom that has come to my garden. It's the asters. Can you see them? They are under the cannas:
In just this past week, they have gone from this:
They're the stars of my garden right now. And they bring the promise of cooler weather.
Sure, there are lots of blooms in my garden. Roses, of course.
The sedum is turning pink.
Even the vegetable garden has blooms! Aren't these sweet potato vine blooms sweet?
Water lilies have been blooming all summer, and will continue to bloom through fall.
While the beautiful crape myrtles blooms will soon be over until next year.
But it's the asters that I run outside to see each morning.
In my garden, for now, and for this Garden Blogger's Bloom Day, it's all about the asters, and the promise of autumn's arrival.