Then, because I wanted to keep moving but it was too hot to walk or garden, I took photos.
Impatiens and plectranthus
Rosa Gertrude Jekyll
Rosa Bonica, I think, with a green bug.
Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff with honey bee
Kaffir lily, Schizostylis coccinea, under attack
Sedum spectable with tiny butterfly.
Second bloom of Spirea Magic Carpet with bumble bee.
These guys, garden spiders, are everywhere. Ugh. Webs in the face.
Orange cosmos with honey bee.
Crocosmia and nepeta
Hardy geranium ( cranesbill)
White variegated sedum
Oregon Grape - native mohonia
One of our tall native dogwoods is re-blooming.
Winged seeds on Japanese maple
Not pretty, the mole and raccoon damage continues.
Bumble bee lifting the skirt of the fuchsia ballerina.
A great motto - Live, laugh, love. Eat chocolate.
Pelargonium (geranium) Persian Queen
Hydrangea blooms in two stages-old and new.
The full moon maple in the front yard is dropping seeds onto the sidewalk
Mixed planting and volunteers in new bed by the driveway
Lower back yard - the sunny part of the gardenWe are supposed to get on-shore flow by Sunday morning, our natural air conditioning. I hope so. Temps in the 90's are too much for us delicate coastal northwestern flowers.