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Laura Bruno – Fall Garden Update: Bee, Bug, Butterfly And Flower Power – 25 September 2014

Asters, black eyed Susan's, thyme, lavender and feverfew

Asters, black eyed Susan’s, thyme, lavender and feverfew

Autumn beauty sunflower with a happy bee

Autumn beauty sunflower with a happy bee

Blurry borage with bee

Blurry borage with bee

Butterfly on a zinnia

Butterfly on a zinnia

So many grasshoppers this year, but also so many plants and birds that I don't see much damage.

So many grasshoppers this year, but also so many plants and birds that I don’t see much damage.

Cosmos and poke

Cosmos and poke

This larkspur made a surprising comeback. It's amazing what companion planting and ignoring plants will do. Nature knows how to take care of itself!

This larkspur made a surprising comeback. It’s amazing what companion planting and ignoring plants will do. Nature knows how to take care of itself!

Crazy carrots

Crazy carrots

Riotous abundance, including some of the carrots I've let flower (the white umbrels)

Riotous abundance, including some of the carrots I’ve let flower (the white umbrels)

Heavily harvested beets 'n' greens: once the beets come out, more garlic will go in.

Heavily harvested beets ‘n’ greens: once the beets come out, more garlic will go in.

As I've thinned tomatoes, daikons have thrived.

As I’ve thinned tomatoes, daikons have thrived.

Mums the word!

Mums the word!

Another abundant and heavily harvested bed of fall and winter greens.

Another abundant and heavily harvested bed of fall and winter greens.

Nearly ripe fairy tale pumpkin hiding among the pumpkin vines and zinnias

Nearly ripe fairy tale pumpkin hiding among the pumpkin vines and zinnias

Pineapple sage beginning to bloom, with rhubarb chard peeking out.

Pineapple sage beginning to bloom, with rhubarb chard peeking out.

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