Reminder for Picture This Photo Contest Deadline

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A reminder to all of you keen photographers that August’s Picture This Photo Contest deadline is this Saturday, August 22nd at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time. David Perry, a renowned photographer, is our judge and the subject he has chosen is Down On Your Knees. For more information on what David is looking for in photo entries, click on: August’s Picture This Photo Contest

GGW080309[1].jpg-Late summer blooming perennials-HCG-resizedJust in case some of you don’t remember, this month’s prize is a selection of late summer-blooming perennials supplied by High Country Gardens. And what could be better than these plants to liven up your borders this time of year?

Here’s a list of the plants:

Solidago ‘Little Lemon’, Little Lemon goldenrod

Echinacea tennesseensis ‘Rocky Top Hybrid’, Rocky Top Hybrid Purple Coneflower

Origanum laevigatum ‘Pilgrim’, Pilgrim Oregano

Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’, Blue Fortune Hybrid Hyssop

 Oenothera macrocarpa, Missouri Evening Primrose

 Salvia nemorosa ‘Marcus’ , Marcus Dwarf Blue Sage

So grab your cameras, get down on your knees and join the fun!   Winners will be announced on August 27th.

Fran Sorin

Fran is the author of the recently published 10th Anniversary Edition of Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening, which Andrew Weil, M.D., recommends as "a profound and inspiring book".  

A graduate of the University of Chicago with Honors in Psychology, she is also a gardening and creativity expert, coach, inspirational speaker, and CBS Radio New correspondent.

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