amorecuore wrote: One of my favorite things about living in Florida. It's never over. Oddly enough, this time of year I consider "the beginning". The vegetable gardens are just about ready to start. The choices you can make regarding what flowers to grow multiplies tenfold. Will be happy to get "color" back into the flower beds. It's kind of sparse looking during the summer. Here's a pic of the "Helena Gold" Helenium beginning to bloom out back. Never tried Helenium before. They're kind of interesting.