Queen Elizabeth entertained a visitor on Wednesday, although she might have thought him to be a bit rude.
These ladies-in-waiting were not amused:
The New England Asters were hosting a party of their own.
Plenty of PINK was seen, but only these plants could be considered to be on their best behavior:
We have had beautiful fall weather here this past week (honestly, for the past two months!) and it was time to make one more trek up to our favorite city park before the autumn rains finally arrive. I never get tired of visiting the gardens!