Still beautiful

I love how the grasses – and many other plants –  look this time of year. There’s something about the way the sun strikes them  from within, giving them a luminous quality that is not evident when the plants are still green.

These are wild asters in the neighbor’s wildflower meadow.

Also in the neighbor’s meadow, the gaillardia has a final fling.

More asters gone to seed in an undeveloped patch down the street.

These wild grasses grow where the foxes and coyotes like to prowl.

A graceful end to the growing season.


About dirtynailz

Writer for a daily newspaper, gardener, tree hugger, orchid-grower, photographer, animal lover, hiker, wilderness seeker. Proponent of clover in the lawn and a dog on the bed.
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2 Responses to Still beautiful

  1. cj wright says:

    Wonderful pictures, dn! The last one is just gorgeous. And the pumpkin header is fun, too.


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