Summer is drawing to a close and autumn is definitely taking hold in my gardens here in USDA Zone 6b. The roses are preparing for one final bloom flush to finish out the season. The leaves on the maple tree out back are just starting to take on a rosy tinge along the edges, and the leaves on the flowering trees in front are turning a subtle pinkish red.
Welcome to my first-ever Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day post! I didn’t know this was a thing until I went researching… something garden-related, I forget what… and came across the July Bloom Day entry on Cold Climate Gardening which led me to May Dreams Gardens and Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day (GBBD).
So, here I am. *waves*
As a newcomer to this community of garden bloggers, let me give you a little backstory.