Tag Archives: contrasting foliage

Foliage for June 2017.

The garden here is usually predominantly green, but the weather has been so very hot over the last week, leaves have been falling off trees, making the garden look more like autumn. The temperatures have reached to well over 30C, … Continue reading

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More colour.

Yes more colour, but this time not from my Acers. As the days go by, the garden has a lovely golden glow about it. More and more plants are changing from green to gold and a few from green to … Continue reading

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July foliage GBFD, 2016.

Our heatwave is over – thank goodness! My plants and I were wilting before the rain and lower temperatures came and rescued us both. The air is now so much fresher and plants are once again standing proud and looking … Continue reading

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Looking Good on Friday, October 30th.

What a difference a week makes, the green is rapidly disappearing from the garden, being replaced by yellow, orange and red. The little tree Prunus Kojo -no-mai is a good example of this, it really looks like a burning bush … Continue reading

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July GBFD. We need rain!

Rain keeps getting forecast, but it seems to miss us most of the time, we can see the rain clouds over Dartmoor, but they hardly ever reach our village! The garden is looking a bit dry in places, but we … Continue reading

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Makeover finished – for now.

A couple of weeks ago, the last of the new permanent planting was done in the Sunset Border.

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Lovely new foliage everywhere.GBFD May

It’s not just that we have wonderfully coloured flowers everywhere in May, the foliage isn’t bad either!  Everywhere is still looking so fresh and the leaves are every bit as good as the flowers in some cases. Quite a few … Continue reading

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Is Summer slipping away? GBFD August.

Even though we don’t want to think about it, the evidence is there for all to see. The fresh green colours of spring and summer are gradually being overtaken by a few colours of autumn. This is a white peony … Continue reading

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The Foliage in June is Hiding! GBFD.

Normally the foliage in the garden is so easy to see, so there is no problem when it comes to photographing leaves for GBFD  hosted by Christina. This time though, it is flowers, flowers and even more flowers, I have … Continue reading

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Springtime foliage in April for GBFD.

Lovely new foliage is appearing on all the trees and shrubs now, in just a couple of weeks, bare trees have turned to such beautiful shades  of green. The fresh greens of the hedges in all our lanes is such … Continue reading

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