The sunflowers are blooming, and as a result, today's Sunday Garden Stroll is dedicated to Girasole. My sunflower patch is filled with a variety of sunflowers, though certain quirky ones never popped up. There are a few Stella Golds, Jokers (the ones with stripes on the leaves), Moonshadows (lemon-yellow) and so far, only one Chocolate Cherry bloom. Here is my daughter, standing among the leeks and carrots in front of the sunflower patch:
Here is the singular Chocolate Cherry blossom among the other flowers:
And finally, here is the closeup of the Chocolate Cherry sunflower, appropriately-sized for wallpaper:
A Wrung Sponge has the Sunday Garden Stroll roundup. Cloudscome snaps gorgeous photos, and I've tried to absorb her photography tips.
You may wonder how my garden posts relate to the scope of this song and story blog. I'm still trying to figure that one out. Please let me know if you come up with a viable answer first.