Repeat after me, enuciating clearly: oh-wah ... tah meh ... sitt iss.
Now say it again faster. Oh-wah-tah-meh-sitt-iss.
And once more, with feeling, as though you were looking at what remains of your beautiful spring garden and lamenting the destruction necessary to prepare it for summer.
Rebecca, thank you for the kudos. I've got several packets of Cosmos seeds to scatter once I get the beds cleared. You might try some of those and some zinnias, too.