What's Blooming in October?
October butterfly garden is far more pink and blue than
goldenrod is setting
seed; a few
sunflowers are still
blooming. The garden is filled with butterflies, bees,
wasps and moths feasting on the nectar in asters.
New England asters, in
a myriad of colors, and
White heath asters form
huge mounds of flowers.
blooming, but it too is starting to set seed.
shows more green than yellow -- many of the plants have gone to
seed, but there are still a few blossoms here and there.
bed in front of the center is overflowing with asters of all
plantings were mowed back this month. The wildflowers will
return in the spring bigger and better than ever..
Cat-tails bordering the bubbling stream
behind the Center have gone to seed. There are a few
pitcher sage still in
bloom, but the predominant color is provided by the glorious
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out what's blooming all year long at the Nature Center by