Aug 2, 2009

Things that haven't died.

This summer we have had the worst drought I can remember!
Seriously, we've had less rain than they had during the Great Dust Bowl of the 1930's!

I've had trees die,
My garden died,
grass is dying,
everything seems to be parched beyond repair.

Just when I was about to give up on pretty alive things on the farm, I stumbled upon these beauties.
For some reason they make me happy!

They give me hope!

But, they don't give me fresh veggies. "sigh"

There is always next year...


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11 amazing comments. Talk To Me!!:

dykewife said...

what are the flowers in the first photo? i love them!

Virginia said...

Those are gorgeous! I'd love to know what they are too.

small farm girl said...

Please let me know what kind of flowers in the first picture are. They are beautiful!

Dawn (dandy) said...

What are the flowers in that first picture?

Lovely!

Dana said...

I don't remember the name of them.... but will find out today...
I have so many here, I was just calling them..
"That Pretty Weed" lol

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous!!

Christyrenee said...

Those flowers are so pretty!!!

Katy~The Country Blossom said...

The flowers are beautiful.
We have actually had a ton of rain lately! I will try and send some your way! ;)

Angela said...

I think the flower in the first picture is called Lantana. It's a perennial in the south, but only an annual up north. It comes in a variety of colors. I love it!

Dana said...

Yep!! Angela! It is indeed Lantana. Smarty-Pants! ;)

Sab said...

Those are beautiful!

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