We spend most of our relaxing time in the backyard on the deck. Sometimes, though, we settle in this spot, which provides a completely different perspective on our humble little garden.
Our Gaillardia are still blooming at this late stage of the growing season. It brings a most welcome and most needed cheer at a time when most things are done blooming. Welcome cheer when Faye is in Day 35 of the tomato harvest and she, we, so look forward to it being done.
Bluebonnets (Lupinus texensis) carpet a meadow bordering Texas Highway 16 in the Texas Hill Country. Indian blanket (Gaillairdia pulchella) adds a pleasing contrast.
I was surprised to find that these delicate flowers have survived several light frosts, a hard freeze, and a snowfall. Resilience and toughness, good qualities to have and attend to.