Sunday, September 6, 2009

A walk downtown

The weather was beautiful last week, filled with Sunapee days, so I took a walk downtown at lunchtime.

These garlic chives were thriving along a wooden fence at the Wheelers' house.

Are these fatsia leaves growing in the Mary Washington House garden?

The Brown Turkey figs are thriving at Kenmore.
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Kenmore features the classic boxwood and brick edging of a colonial garden...

...but it also had these enormous Joe Pye weeds (eupatorium). The Japanese anemones were beautiful, though I didn't get any good pictures with my phone's camera.

This garden along Hawke street had a particularly fine grass billowing over the white picket fence.

Someone had been gardening at the Kenmore Inn, as I could see from the piles of brush everywhere. But this yellow rose and its hips were left, perhaps the real last rose of summer.
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I'm lucky to live and work in such a beautiful place.

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