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Garden Blogger's Bloom Day - September 2021

Hibiscus 'Midnight Marvel' Last week I wrote about the joys of new Abba and Vera and this week there is more excitement - we have rain in the forecast! And the possibility of a good rain - at least one inch. Keep your fingers crossed for us. We are in dire need of it and I'm sure the plants would be overjoyed as well. Despite the drought, there are lots of blooms in the September garden. I will start with the container plants which get daily watering. Note to self - less containers next year. Two matching baskets hang on the pergola - they are filled with Begonia 'Bonfire' and Fan Flower ( Scaevola ). I don't remember the name of this begonia. I've overwintered it for the past two winters in the garage.   I tried to overwinter Hell's Bells ( Datura ) last year but it didn't make it. We liked it so much that I got another one this year. Oxalis 'Plum Crazy' Another beautiful begonia (a customer recommended this one) and an overloaded fuchsia at

White Christmas

Chocolate Banana Bread

Triple Chocolate Buche de Noel (Yule Log)

Camellia "Pink Icicle"

Chocolate Mint Cookies

Chocolate Almond Toffee

Miscanthus

Oakleaf Hydrangeas

Roses in November

Japanese Maples

Camellia "Snow Flurry"

Carrot and Pineapple Cake

Fall colors

Still hanging on - Euphorbia "Diamond Frost"

"Autumn Blaze" maple

Falling leaves

The Pot Arbor

Irene & Jim Fowler's garden in Greenhill