True, peonies are coming in from Down Under, but gone are the dahlias and the pretty late summer flowers that were so abundant. The garden is bare, the antique hydrangea are super expensive and even the ranunculus that was coming in pretty colors is down to basic orange and pale pink.
Also true, it's a transitional period and I should just get over it. Still, I long for the Spring, Summer and Autumn product.
We are however, making the best of it: