The dark purple iris buds against the Iowa afternoon sky. I love Iowa; God’s creation is so rich and abundant here. The glory of it is overwhelming.
Ha! I didn’t even notice Derek’s red tiller in the background when I was taking this. (No professional photographers here, folks.) Derek was working hard, using the tiller between the rows to keep the weeds down and the ground aerated. It’s one of the many ways he keeps from having to use sprays and chemicals in the garden.