Sunday Night Picture Show. Early August.

 

Thanks to @bessybrad (twitter) for this one...don't you just dig the Echinops, looking like a flouncy medieval weapon....and the Zinnia 'Mammoth'...what a colour...love it.
Thanks to @bessybrad (twitter) for this one…don’t you just dig the Echinops, looking like a flouncy medieval weapon….and the Zinnia ‘Mammoth’…what a colour…love it.
Another lovely photo from Rose Mckerrell....this is an early stage Scabiosa 'Back In Black'...wonderfully handsome chap.
Another lovely photo from Rose Mckerrell….this is an early stage Scabiosa ‘Back In Black’…wonderfully handsome chap.

Seeds To Sow In Late Summer/Autumn (link to post)

 

Self sown Nigella...photo from @10mingardener . Furface and I are presently camping in his flower/veg garden...which is chocka with wonderful things.
Self sown Nigella…photo from @10mingardener . Furface and I are presently camping in his flower/veg garden…which is chocka with wonderful things.
Someone else has shooting on an SLR...Sarah Cilton @mistytinkle (twitter)...this is a great pic of Calendula 'Art Shades'...it's more straw coloured than 'Indian Prince'...cracker. #DingDong
Someone else has shooting on an SLR…Sarah Cilton @mistytinkle (twitter)…this is a great pic of Calendula ‘Art Shades’…it’s more straw coloured than ‘Indian Prince’…cracker. #DingDong
@maogden has chosen to take this one slightly out of focus. ;) ...still...we can see the gorgeous lime green star at the back of this Malope trifida vulcan.
@maogden has chosen to take this one slightly out of focus. 😉 …still…we can see the gorgeous lime green star at the back of this Malope trifida vulcan.
Larkspur can be erratic to germinate...and can take yonks and therefore hoed up...this pink number was taken by Michell M...lovely stuff.
Larkspur can be erratic to germinate…and can take yonks and therefore hoed up…this pink number was taken by Michell M…lovely stuff.
I was lucky enough to meet @jillAGardens at Port Eliot....this is a pic she took of one of my beds there....the beds weren't quite up to the glory of last year... #MustTryHarder
I was lucky enough to meet @jillAGardens at Port Eliot….this is a pic she took of one of my beds there….the beds weren’t quite up to the glory of last year… #MustTryHarder
Nick Hearle has been harvesting.....good stash there Nick....those Earthwalker sunflowers look very healthy...and go swimmingly well with the Rudbeckia 'Marmalade'.
Nick Hearle has been harvesting…..good stash there Nick….those Earthwalker sunflowers look very healthy…and go swimmingly well with the Rudbeckia ‘Marmalade’.
...another from Rose Mckmerrell....a perfect Higgledy patch of annuals....splendid.
…another from Rose Mckmerrell….a perfect Higgledy patch of annuals….splendid.
@MrsEmma has been at it again...taking pics of critters....this bee having a splosh about on a Cornflower 'Blue Ball'....check out that white pollen....top notch. Thank you Emma.
@MrsEmma has been at it again…taking pics of critters….this bee is having a splosh about on a Cornflower ‘Blue Ball’….check out that white pollen….top notch. Thank you Emma.
MonroW has done a better job than I, this year with her Chrysanthemum Rainbow....these are really worth a go...such cheery chaps.
MonroW has done a better job than I, this year with her Chrysanthemum Rainbow….these are really worth a go…such cheery chaps.
Emma Sousa Flowers have done rather well haven't they....well you would expect so! ;) Keep up the good work.
Emma Sousa Flowers have done rather well haven’t they….well you would expect so! 😉 Keep up the good work.
From her balcony in Tokyo my digital chum Takako has been growing Higgledy flowers....makes me rather chuffed I must say. #International
From her balcony in Tokyo my digital chum Takako has been growing Higgledy flowers….makes me rather chuffed I must say. #International
...and finally one from the lovely Ronnie Tyler....this is her daughter's lotty flower patch...lots going on in there....Cerinthe in foreground looking rumbustious.
…and finally one from the lovely Ronnie Tyler….this is her daughter’s lotty flower patch…lots going on in there….Cerinthe in foreground looking rumbustious.

Thank you all for sharing your pics to Twitter and Facebook…it is very useful and inspiration to both myself and other growers.

I have an offer on a collection of seeds that you can sow in late summer and early autumn that may interest you… (hard sell!)

Kindest regards

Benjamin Higgledy.