Tag: Summer End

Hollyhocks Signal Summer’s Last Hurrah

Hollyhocks Signal Summer’s Last Hurrah

As summer wanes, my hollyhocks mark its passage, each blossom a page in the season’s story.  June finds an optimistic sprout fighting off the early advances of ravenous slugs and resident rust. July showcases a robust adolescent, standing tall above the sword ferns, taking on the foxgloves in a race […]