August is a languid month; hazy, verdant hills saturated with the weight of humid air. It’s mid-summer, and the fields are ripe. Come stroll with me through the blowzy gardens and wildflower meadow; gathering Black-eyed Susans, Ladybells and Queen Anne’s Lace for carefree bouquets. It’s time for fruit picking in the peach-filled orchards, cocktails on the sun-warmed terrace and drifting off to sleep beside the deep blue lake …
Queen Anne’s Lace and Goldenrod in the Wildflower Meadow
Peaches at Walker Farm
The Sun-Warmed Hammock Floats Above the Tickle of Tawny Hairgrass (Native Deschampsia flexuosa)
Remember to Look for the Full, Green Corn Moon Tonight! The First Full Moon of August Moon will Rise Tonight at 7:37pm ET. A Second, Blue Moon will Rise this Month on August 31st. See the Old Farmer’s Almanac Online for a Listing of Full Moon Dates, Times & Names
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