Into the August Haze …
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 pickingÂ in the peach-filled orchards,Â 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 Â 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 Â 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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