StayCation Day Three-

The farmers market is now loaded with pumpkins and mums. I love the white ones! I think they look spooky at night!

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The mums are beautiful but they are not a favorite plant for me. Maybe I will place a few around the mailbox? I am not sure.

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So I head back downtown to my house and neighborhood with nothing, yet.

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Back in the yard, the Holly-leaved Osmanthus along the parking area are loaded with fragrant blooms. The fragrance is so sweet and such a nice Fall surprise.

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In the curb garden, out by the mailbox, there is a nice clump of prairie sunflower. It’s a towering nine foot perennial which in the Fall puts on quite a show.
This group is only a few seasons old but still is a wonderful display !

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Also, the Korean mums such as this Mammoth Yellow are beautiful but can be aggressive spreaders here in The South.

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The cooler nights have encouraged such beautiful blooms. Temperatures near 60f at night and mid 70s during the day have encouraged a burst of growth among many of the Spring plants. I can’t wait to see what will surprise me with a second season of bloom?

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6 responses to “StayCation Day Three-

  1. Your Farmers Market looks great. I never heard of Korean Mums. I will have to check that out.

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  2. It’s great when spring flowering plants decide to give it another go in the fall.

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  3. Thanks for this lovely post! You don’t see those type & larger pumpkins like these over here in Belgium! 🙂 Lovely!

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