They grow wild up in the mountains .. and we plant them as perennials in our gardens.
This last August they were nearly finishing their bloom in the mountain ..
down here in the valley. . . their time has come.
Fall coloring in earnest is yet some time away here in the valley .. .
but the clean up of the gardens has commenced.
I'll be outside this afternoon with my wheelbarrow and my pruners. .
The other day, I called my beloved in for lunch. .
moments later I heard the hedge trimmer roar to life .. .
He said. . ."I'm just going to buzz over this climbing hydrangea"
Now look at this picture my friends. . .
Here you have a man. . .that has very sore shoulders. . .
You might not be able to see it very clearly. .
there is a footstool for our lawn chairs in the bed of the truck. . .
to add support. . .
The shoes have been removed. . so as not to scratch the paint. . .
And indeed. . . not 10 minutes later. . .he was in for lunch.
This is not uncommon. . .
if you drive by and see us out there cleaning up our yard today. .
and you see odd things. . . you might like to wave. .
we'll wave back.
Have a wonderful weekend my friends.
See you Monday.