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Tag Archives: Acers
Six on Saturday. 19. 11. 2022
Another warm week has gone by with showers and sunshine, its been more like September than November and the grass has kept growing and the leaves keep falling. I am spending most of my time raking leaves to rot down … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, mahonia Charity, Ruscus, Viburnum Dawn 18 Comments
Autumn has certainly arrived.
During this last week the colours in the garden and the surrounding countryside have changed considerably, the green is gradually fading away and changing to yellow, orange and red. Also the leaves have started falling with a vengeance which means … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, autumn tints, azaleas, Cornus, hostas 10 Comments
All colours blazing on my return.
When I got back from my whirlwind trip to Canada, I found that my own garden was in full party mode, with all colours blazing on three of my trees. The two Acers had reached their full potential and my … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, autumn tints, Silver Birch, Yucca 16 Comments
RBG Rock Garden in all its glory.
This is my last Canadian post and I finish with the last garden we visited at the Royal Botanic Garden in Hamilton, Ontario. The lady on the desk at the information centre (disguised as a witch!) told us that the … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, autumn colours, Fall colours, Rock Garden Hamilton Ontario., Royal Botanic Gardens 14 Comments
How I became a “leaf peeper”
I am now officially a leaf peeper. A “leaf peeper” is someone who travels great distances to see the foliage of trees, usually in the USA. I have just returned from an amazing 5 day whirlwind trip to see my … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, autumn tints, Canadian Maples, Fall colours 16 Comments
Colour changes in a mixed bag.
Ever so slowly, the colours are changing in the garden. Each day when looking out of the window, sees a slight shift from green to more gold, with a few purples and reds thrown in for good measure. The colours … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, Eucalyptus, heucheras, October foliage 18 Comments
The garden is getting into Party Mode.
Trees and shrubs are starting to change into their party clothes before finishing for the year. Colours are emerging so much earlier than they usually do, a good month ahead of the last few years. Some trees and shrubs though … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, autumn tints, coloured leaves, foliage 20 Comments
We got there!
Yes, we got there and it didn’t take a week, only a few days later, my large Acer had changed colour! All three Acers are now looking beautiful together although A.Sangokaku and A.Osakazuki have lost a few leaves already.
Posted in News Tagged Acers, autumn tints, leaves changing colour., orange and yellow leaves, red 16 Comments
Dying flames of autumn.
At this time of year I’m always looking at the Acers in the garden to see their changing colours. When I was away at half term, I was hoping that I wouldn’t come back to all the leaves sitting on … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acer Osakazuki, Acer Sango Kaku, Acers, November foliage colour 16 Comments
Acers are Ace !
The wonderful changing colours of the Acers have appeared earlier this year than previously. Usually I am hoping for them to change in October, but have to be patient until November. This year though, we had quite a long dry … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acer Osakazuki, Acers, autumn colours, autumn tints, coloured foliage, colourful leaves 24 Comments