It's the seed-collecting season. The biggest yield always comes from larkspur. By harvest time, the dried stalks are a real eyesore--parched, dessicated, and leafless. Shaking the seed heads into a paper bag catches most but not all. Those that fall free will sprout next spring.
After replenishing the bed with cow manure, in go a slew of annuals. Well, one annual, just a lot of it. Agastache "Color Spires Orchid" should carry along this corner of the garden into early fall.