Above are my (sad) zinnias. Even with Deer-Be-Gone and No-Deer-Tonight, this usually flower-ful variety was nipped at all summer. I didn't get one damn bloom.
Here is but one of my withering hydrangeas. Last summer, they were bloomy. This summer, not so much.And last of all, I don't even know what this is. A mixed-breed Coreopsis Threadleaf and Long Island Daisies? Even the mulch has run away from their hideousness. To top it off, early-autumn leaves are beginning to fall on top of them. Poor things.
But I swear, I CAN garden!! Here are shots from better, more fruitful seasons:
There's always next summer ...
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