The birds are enjoying the drying Sunflower seeds, dropping many to the ground.
New plants will dot the garden in the Spring.
It’s a great partnership.
I gathered a few tender vines from the woods,
and made some napkin rings for my linen napkins.
A little gathering of linens and ironstone
for our Thanksgiving table.
A splash of orange with paper striped straws,
and ribbon flags to dress up carrot cake cupcakes.
Helen is wearing lovely feathers in Autumn shades.
She enjoys free ranging in the garden, and hanging out with her friends.
Her platform is: Eggs, they taste good!
I long for the bulbs to arrive,
for the early Autumn chores are melancholy,
but the planting of bulbs is the work of hope and is always thrilling.
A few prized vintage decorations for the garden, on a beautiful Halloween afternoon.
Sorry, I could not resist the pun!