Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: erm…Happy Halloween

img_8198On the 15th of every month, Carol of May Dreams Garden invites us to highlight some of the blooms we are enjoying in our gardens and for bloggers it is a useful tool to compare flowering times from year to year. Thank you to her for hosting and do check out the links on her blog to blooms in gardens around the words.

Although I have had the ‘Happy Halloween’ dahlia shown above for three seasons, it has never sprouted let alone produced a flower until now, and although I might not actually have chosen this pumpkin coloured bloom, I have to admit that it is an absolutely perfectly formed and aptly named flower. Dahlias are at their peak in my garden now and walking past my cutting beds, where several are in bloom, has been an absolute delight in recent weeks. Have a look at the slideshow below to see why they and other blooms give me such pleasure in the middle of September:

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Summer is far from over!

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16 Responses to Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: erm…Happy Halloween

  1. rickii says:

    What a visual feast!

  2. Anna says:

    The ‘Poet’s Wife’ is certainly earning her keep Cathy 🙂

  3. Linnae says:

    Happy Bloom Day! I love to see all your different sedums. So beautiful.

  4. You have a lot blooming now and it looks so good.Not all beat up and worn out as in my garden.

  5. The Poet’s Wife – what a beautiful rose. But, alas, not hardy in my gardening zone. I will admire it from afar. Happy GBBD!

  6. Pauline says:

    Love Sedum Thunderhead, love the name too! So many lovely blooms, dahlias and roses, they’re all beautiful and so precious at this time of year.

  7. Anca Tîrcă says:

    Your garden looks so beautiful at this time of year, Cathy!

  8. Sam says:

    You have loads going on! My garden is looking very tired after such a dry couple of months. Lovely.

  9. Amy Myers says:

    Your garden clearly still has a wealth of bloom 🙂 dahlias, sedums, and the wonderful Poet’s Wife, which I admire whenever you post it… Happy September GBBD, Cathy!

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