The great rush is on to select colorful annuals for summer beds and containers. But this season may prove traumatic for the many who relied on impatiens for great swaths of nonstop color in shady areas.
By now word is out that the popular workhorse Impatiens walleriana, including the double rosebud and miniature types, has been affected by a deadly downy mildew disease. Reality probably won’t set in until you actually go out to purchase your plants.
I suppose all of its legions of fans have their own favorites at Breadzilla in Wainscott. For me it’s the oatmeal sunflower-seed bread, just about the best loaf I’ve ever had. Whether it is lunch, dessert, or a loaf of bread, the high quality shines through.