As I write this, I am looking out over the beautiful draw behind my house. Wild sunflowers are blooming, all over the place, in perfect clumps that look like bouquets. I don’t remember them from last summer, which just goes to show you how easy it is to take natural beauty for granted.
And who knew there were so many varieties of sunflowers? I am particularly intrigued by a kind called Mexican–the petals are bright orange. There are many kinds of zinnias, too, I am discovering. I have pinwheels, puffs, and ‘cactus flower’ seeds. I sure hope my deck doesn’t… Read More »