This weeks Wildflower Garden panorama shows how tall the cosmos are getting. Some are already four feet with a stalk as thick as your thumb. They are randomly blossoming, but there are a ton of buds and it looks like the upcoming show is going to be pretty spectacular. Thankfully, we also got some much needed rain yesterday, about 2.5 inches according to the news.
Cosmos blossoms are popping up randomly...
And there are still other newcomers:
Here are this week's Wildflower Garden guests:
View the entire history of The Wildflower Project on it's blog at: EHS Pleasant Street Wildflower Project
Pollinator Factoid: Pollinators contribute to clean air by converting carbon dioxide into oxygen; they also contribute to clean water by preventing erosion with root systems and foliage that softens rainfall on the soil. In addition, flowering plants are beautiful to look at! Flowers decorate the gardens, prairies, and forests that are the foundation of our natural heritage.