Ornamental grasses - they add a special something to the garden.
This one co-exists with a few coneflowers throughout...the coneflowers were there first...the grass likes to spread.
This is a favorite - Northern Sea Oats
Also in the garden today, and just beginning to bloom: Star of Good Hope
There's a new birdhouse in the garden too. The wrens began exploring it the day after it went up, but they've not taken up residence yet.
Look at the insect on the butterfly weed. He matches!
My first zinnia. Next year I start with plants, not seed!
Delicate, frilly Baby's Breath (Gypsophilia, Bristol Fairy) against a rugged piece of driftwood
Always a favorite - Cleome
Salmon-pink geranium and bacopa grace the porch.
I am so-o-o-o- GLAD...
...I planted GLADS this year!
Last but not least, enjoy this summer sunset I photographed last evening.