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Fringe Benefits: Fall Splendor

Although I have the pleasure of working for a business with a full nursery and garden center, I rarely take the time to get what my coworkers call “my horticultural therapy”.

Yesterday, I took some time just to see the fall colors.  Here’s what I found:

And here is my artistic representation of some of those found shots:

What’s Happening?

An overload of work, combined with the sheer overwhelm of ‘letting things go’ during the overload, resulted in a paralysis of sorts.

Then spring temperatures arrived and the daylight lengthened – and a dear friend said “send me some pictures” when I told her I wanted to spend time in the garden.

She knew what she was doing.  I required the prompt to recall that I have cameras for just that purpose – to take photos.

Here’s what’s happening in the garden, sans any human intervention for the past nine months.

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Grape leaf bud

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Blueberry flower buds

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Peony leaves

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Sunflower seedling

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Tarragon regrowth

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Self seeded carrot growth

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Healthy asparagus

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Overgrown Raspberry canes

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Potato amidst the onions and garlic

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Lemon Balm

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Parsley return

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Overwintered broccoli blooms

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Sage

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New water trough planter