Tag Archives: 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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Fresh February Foliage.

Once again it is the 22nd of the month and time for Foliage Day hosted by Christina. Things are stirring in the garden apart from all the lovely little bulbs that are flowering at the moment. The foliage on shrubs … Continue reading

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A mixed bag for June.

This post is mainly an update on various recent posts, starting with our family of Great Spotted Woodpeckers. It didn’t take long for the youngster to learn how to feed from the peanut feeder, now there is no stopping him/her, … Continue reading

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New Growth Everywhere.

April is such a wonderful time of year with new growth bursting forth everywhere. Trees are beginning to look green once more and everything in the garden is waking up and showing new leaves. Even evergreens are showing new growth … Continue reading

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New foliage for Garden Bloggers Foliage Day.

While looking round for interesting foliage this month, it seemed as though the garden was static, at least in the foliage department, as it seemed very similar to last month. Even though we’ve had some sunny days, we have also … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal. GBFD February.

Once again it is time to be looking round the garden for any foliage which takes the eye. Everywhere there are signs of new life, leaves pushing upwards from the soil and leaves sprouting forth from bare branches. The leaves … Continue reading

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Raindrops on roses.

At long last it is raining!  The garden and I are very happy because we have had at least a month without a drop of rain. We have more rain promised for tonight, the garden will be very pleased and … Continue reading

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New shoots everywhere!

All the new shoots bursting out all over the garden are the subject of this month’s Garden Bloggers Foliage Day hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. Everywhere I look, there are wonderful new leaves to grab my attention, so … 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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Foliage for July GBFD.

Thanks to Christina, we are now focusing on the foliage in our gardens.  Flowers are everywhere and  it is hard  to focus on the leaves, but some of them are so beautiful, it is a shame they get overlooked in … Continue reading

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