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Summer spectacle

Oddly-shaped vegetables and beautiful blooms in all colors make up July offerings from the garden. Please send your photos to

Rita Engle sent this photo of a cactus on her Cobbs Creek porch, putting out 4” blooms since May.Stargazer lilies surprised Mary Bourne of Bena when they appeared in her garden planter.Martha Thompson Hudgins of Gloucester said her coneflowers provide a banquet for insects.Ella Davidson-Brock planted sunflowers in the garden of her Wicomico neighbors, Bill and Ruth Sapp.Jim and Kathy Harris’s Lord Baltimore hibiscus in Bena.Tim Gray of Hayes proudly sends his new bloom, zantedeschia.Daisies and sunflower at Cobbs Creek, planted by Terri and Eli Hyman.Horned Japanese eggplant from the Mathews garden of William, Bernard and Judy Moughon.Heart-shaped squash and more, some oddly fused, from the gardens of David Jenkins, left, and Marty Ross.Tiger lily patch at the home of Reed Lawson, Mathews.Becky Morgan of New Point spotted a butterf...

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