Thuya Garden only looked promising in June; in August, it was in peak form, bursting with old-fashioned flowers, butterflies, and bees.
Also frogs. As usual, we went straight to the tiny pond to count them. There were five.
There were dahlias everywhere:
Zinnias, snapdragons, and other old-fashioned flowers:
This is Datura — sort of a super-sized, industrial-strength, non-climbing morning glory: