SNAPZ: Mum's the Word
Feast your eyes on the bounty of fall flowers submitted for this month’s “Mum’s the Word” feature.
Amelia Filey of Youngstown holds one of two ears of corn on a 14-foot-tall cornstalk grown by her husband, Lyle, who submitted this photo. The other ear is near the top of the stalk.
Joyce Howard of Boardman took this picture of a floral bouquet of starfires and other fall flowers that was sent to her by son and his wife, both in the Air Force in Texas, when she had surgery recently.
Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo of purple wildflowers in the woods at Berlin Center in early October. She says the bee was an added bonus.
Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo, "Expired Sunflower," at a friend's place in Berlin Center in early October.
Annette McCarthy of Austintown sent us this picture of cattails that look quite interesting against the background of fall leaves and a pond. She took it in Berlin Center.
Millie Valentino sent this adorable picture of Alexander and Vasilios, with this question: "Do you think they were hiding in the mums?"
Lorenzo Michael Testa (2 weeks old) and Sophia Sicilia Testa (22 months old) are enjoying a beautiful fall day.
We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, playing peekaboo with her "favorite nanny Pretty Britty."
We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying the treasures of fall (taken by her "favorite nanny Pretty Britty").
We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying the treasures of fall (taken by her "favorite nanny Pretty Britt").
Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared this picture of the mums and umbrellas outside the Covelli Center during the Clinton/Biden event.
Michael Lacivita of Youngstown says this plant was still flourishing in his flower box on Oct 26. The name of the flower is burgundy bicolor ivy geranium "Picasso."
Yogi, left, gets some training from his pal Sparky near some hardy mums. Photo sent in by Stephanie Sanders of North Jackson.
Three-year-old Harlow looks like she's giving a great big hug to these mums. She's the daughter of Jerret and Erin Kolesar of Boardman.
Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums, cabbage plants and fall violas from her garden.
Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo from the Sept. 29 wedding of Carly Karzmer, her daughter, and Justin Gable. They are surrounded by mums, astors and dahlias in Marsha's backyard garden.
The residents of Girard Manor in Girard planted these beautiful flowers. Photo sent in by Grace Leash of Girard Manor.
Doxie Damico of Youngstown sent in this photo of a brilliantly colored mum that was taken in early October at Fellows Riverside Gardens.
If mum's the word, then this is one huge word! Tevis DiMascio of Boardman sent in this photo, explaining that this abundance of mums started as a single 4-inch potted mum that was planted 22 years ago. Today, it measures 7 feet by 9 feet of blooming beauties.
Lyle Filey of Youngstown must have quite a green thumb. Here, his wife, Amelia, stands next to a 14-foot pole bean.