"Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic an meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart. "
~ Black-eyed Susan
• Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
• Habitat: fields, open woods, roadsides
•Height: 1-3 feet
• Flower size: 2-3 inches across
• Flower color: yellow and dark brown
• Flowering time: June to October• Origin: Midwestern U.S.
“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive."
~ Eleanora Duse