Summer in the Tawes Garden
The brilliant colors of Summer have fully overtaken Spring's softer shades and all vistas are enclosed by dense green walls. Coneflowers and Beebalm flow down a sunny slope, while on a shadier one a young colony of Black Cohosh shoots its white wands into the air like rockets. Where two paths meet, brightly colored planters invite strollers onward, perhaps toward a bench in dappled shade with a Smoketree looming behind it like a thunderhead. Or perhaps down into deeper woods, past a green pool striped with golden sunlight, to a hidden, tiny trickle of water reflecting the summer sky.