This is the little uphill path that opens into the dog corral:
There’s Dame Scout, of course, walking around her domain.
But if you look in the foreground, you’ll see one of my favorite things – this lone coneflower. It first appeared last year. I was delighted to see that it had reseeded right along the edge of the chicken wire fence.
Just one flower.
And it came back this year, bringing a big old smile to my face.
Isn’t it the sweetest little surprise?
As far as the Chicken Wire Fence Garden, it’s slowly coming along. Some of the zinnias are starting to bloom. Some of them are still small, having been planted later in the season. The morning glories are starting to climb and attach themselves to the chicken wire. I sometimes think it should be further along at this point, but then I remember that it didn’t really take off until mid-August last year.
This zinnia just opened. Gorgeous.
But the most gorgeous of all is this girl: