With summer’s heat dragging on, some plants give their last sigh. Summer is definitely not over yet, but its toll can be seen in the yard.
Such an easy plant because it likes the heat, sun and needs little water.
If I really wanted to keep it for the following year, it could probably be carried into the shed, and it would survive. But it’s relatively inexpensive to buy small pots of it. Or it can be cultivated from seed.
If you want to save Caladiums for the next year, the tubers must be dug up before they lose their color. There are other specific steps involved. I have never tried to save them because it sounds like a lot of trouble. But if I wanted a large mass of Caladiums, it might be more economical.
These two bikers were in front of an antique store in San Sabe. I resisted the temptation to buy them for yard art. I figured that they would be laying on the ground most of the time because of our strong wind. But seeing them gave me a chuckle.
“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.” Langston Hughes