August in flowers

The summer is slowly wearing out, the flowers are too, but even though some of them may look a little on the raggedy side compared to their original burst of glory, they are still attracting and feeding many insects and nourishing my soul as well.

Calendula from a late sowing was, I think, the only new plant to flower for the first time in August.  And she was indeed glorious.

As was the second flush of roses including this beautiful bloom.

And these are the faithful many …..

Forest gardening principle: plant polyfloral polycultures everywhere.

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