The only problem is that I didn't plant enough zinnias this year. This beauty has been blooming for a solid week and seems to just get bigger, it's about 4 inches across. And it's blooming just outside the kitchen window so I've been enjoying it every time I stand at the sink, how lucky.
Here is an autumn bouquet I made including zinny's, mums and asters which are putting on a big show right now all around our yard. A basket of the winter squash we grew along with a braid of garlic that I made back in July after I harvested my crop, big and beautiful. With birds migrating through right now, the bird book and binoculars have been a regular fixture on the kitchen table. It must be fall.