October Scenes in the Garden

Just a random selection of recent photos, starting with Brown Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba) in the back garden.

2014-10-05 13.37.19 Brown Eyed susan

Clove currant (Ribes odorata).

2014-10-05 14.05.56 clove currant

Short’s Aster (Symphyotrichum shortii).

2014-10-05 13.37.51 short's aster

Butterflyweed seed pods (Asclepias tuberosa).

2014-10-05 13.40.21 Butterflyweed seed pods

Swamp Milkweed seeds (Asclepias incarnata).

2014-10-05 13.41.03 swamp milkweed

Salvia with Bluestem Goldenrod (Solidago caesia).

2014-10-05 14.01.27 Salvia with bluestem goldenrod

The front garden viewed from the back.

2014-10-05 14.05.34 front garden

The sidewalk border.

2014-10-05 14.06.25 sidewalk border

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum).

2014-10-05 14.08.09

Northern Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium).

2014-10-05 14.09.13 northern sea oats

Nasturtiums (Tropaeoleum majus).

2014-10-05 14.10.31 nasturtiums

Happy October!

34 Comments on “October Scenes in the Garden”

  1. Did you grow the Northern Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) from seed; a friend just gave me a few stems I hope the seeds are ripe, it is a beautiful grass. your garden is still looking full of colour and vigour, Jason. It would be good if you could extend that planting onto the roadside verge.

  2. Thanks for sharing the lovely photos. The swamp milkweed seed heads look like angel hair. I really love those sea oats. Enjoy the fall! The Willamette Valley is sort of stuck in summer with temps continuing in the 80s and high 70s with nights that cool down. It has been a very different year for us.

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