These pictures were taken in sunnier days - we've had lots of cloudy/rainy days.
Edited September 24, 2012:
Give them a little love and surround them with the green garden fence wire that can often be found at yard sales for pennies or buy them new at WalMart/KMart stores in the spring. I take them apart into four sections around the plant early in the spring. The wire is hidden by mid-summer.