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August 27, 2023   Dahlias & hydrangeas
raised beds here
Visitors from Prage

At the lakefront in Wilmette

At Leonidis in Evanston

We've been enjoying beans for a week

Bees love this pink dahlia, which is in the same bed as the beans.

Morning glories behind the beds and in the tall grasses

Hydrangeas in front starting to show pink

One last rose of summer

Century tomatoes grew tall this year; above, a few cherry tomatoes

Raised beds Aug. 12 at left, Aug. 23 at right

1. Gay Princess, Cha Ching, Papa's love

2. Happy Day, Day Dreamer, Honey Moon

3. La Luna (twice); and beans

4. Unicorn Dreams, Taboo, Bluetiful

5.Stark Raving Red mix
Shorter dahlias in front, beds 2 and 4: Firepot; bed 3: Dahlegria Bicolore

A dry August, but lots of green to show for it

Aug. 27, 2023