Gardens have a distinctly different look as August winds down. There's usually a lot of browned-out foliage to clean out (if you've been away or been too busy).
But whether it's vegetables or flowers, there are some old, and new favorites that really come into their own. Home grown tomatoes, of course, and the strong colors of zinnias and black-eyed susans. Cooperative Extension's Amy Ivy is enjoying pole beans now, too, and sweet peas - the flowers, that is! [full story