It's almost as if fall has already come and gone as Boise experienced it's earliest recorded snowfall of 1.7 inches on October 10th.
Previously Kim and I managed to harvest some tomatoes from our meager garden which I used in a couple of recipes for dinners.
I brought our two purple daturas indoors before the snowfall and we enjoyed their blooms in the house. I'll see if they'll overwinter.
Check out Garden Girl for tips on overwintering plants.
I was also happy with our mums this year and with the white anemones.
These two insects seem especially happy on our fireworks goldenrod.
One of the prettiest dahlias I grew from seed this year. I'll be digging these bulbs up and overwintering them in our crawlspace.
I have managed to save seeds from our white daturas, red castor beans, teddy bear sunflowers and millet plants. And I've brought in the two red geranium plants I grew from seed, we'll see how they overwinter.
Looking toward Christmas I planted the three amaryllis bulbs I saved from last year. One of them has already sprouted.
My hands are healing well since surgery, although they're still a bit sore.
Some Halloween decor; a couple of fake pumpkins I carved years ago and skeleton faces made from river rocks.
Here's wishing everyone a save and fun Halloween.