November 24, 2013

Before the Frost: Cosmos



These pretty flowers bloomed in October. The first hard frost killed them and their lacy leaves turned brown. A few days later I was surprised to see that wind had uprooted the entire plant and rolled it across the lawn like sagebrush!

Now the warm days of autumn seem to be behind us. Last night and today were very cold and my car wouldn't start. We wound up replacing the battery.

9 comments:

  1. Goodness gracious, from blooming to uprooted and rolling? That must have been some serious frost and wind! Brrrr!

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  2. Nice are your flower photos, Linda!

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  3. Lovely! It brings a little summer to my screen! :-)

    All the best from the Netherlands,
    dzjiedzjee.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh very pretty! I love cosmos. I love their bright pink color and their feathery-like greenery. :)

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  5. I have always loved Cosmos and those are some pretty pictures. Guess we will just have to wait until Spring to see their faces again, won't we?

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  6. Your Cosmos are beautiful. A shame about the frost. I would love to add these to my garden next spring!

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  7. Olá!
    Os cosmes são simples mas belos! Os teus têm lindas cores!

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