Shorter days, longer nights, alas, the closing of the pool, as we head into fall. The Autumn Equinox, as pictured in this NASA Observatory photo, is caused by the tilt of the earth's rotating axis.
Back here on earth, there is still some great color in the perennial garden. This cleome plant has sprouted four new flower heads. Last year I ended up killing the cleomes I planted!
The Lantana is big winner, and the rabbits don't touch it.
The Flower Carpet roses mix well with the gentian blue of the Plumbago
An ornamental grass in full bloom!
Even the frogs are enjoying the cooler weather.