Fleeting beauty

Fleeting beauty

Under the cut are a couple of pix of dahlias in the garden before the last summer storm smashed them down. They should recover - they've got till the first frosts, after all, but they were so lovely. The begonias, strangely enough, even though far more fragile, huddled down under the fuchsias and survived!
What sort of bush is this?

What sort of bush is this?

curb appeal update

curb appeal update

A spammy post

A spammy post

Tadpoles

Tadpoles

Wildflower Question…

Wildflower Question…

Plant ID and a Thanks

Plant ID and a Thanks