Tag Archives: Acers

Last Garden Visit of the year.

Last Saturday the weather was absolutely wonderful, bright blue sky and lovely sunshine, so we made the most of it and went to The Garden House , Buckland Monachorum on Dartmoor, just 10 miles from Plymouth. The sun was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Wonderfully colourful November.

The twenty second of the month is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. Lots of the leaves have fallen already and the trees and other plants are just the bare skeleton which will last until March when they start sprouting again. Some … Continue reading

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Slowly, slowly.

Slowly, day by day, Acer Osakazuki is changing colour. It is taking such a long time this year, probably because it has stayed warm at night time for so long this year. It is just this last week that we … Continue reading

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The Big Sweep.

I reckon we are about 3/4 of the way through sweeping up all our leaves, when I look up into the canopy, I can see so many more leaves that are just waiting to drop into the garden. Please don’t … Continue reading

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Foliage for August GBFD.

When I first started thinking about which foliage would be suitable to record for August’s Foliage Day, I didn’t think there would be very much as we are still suffering from a lack of rain. Fortunately I was wrong and … Continue reading

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The last of foliage colour for GBFD.

I have to admit that last weekend, when we heard the weather forecast for this coming week, I thought I had better get out into the garden and photograph the leaves before they all blew away, just as well I … Continue reading

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Wonderful Acers at Westonbirt.

I was so worried that we had missed the wonderful show of colour at Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire, but yesterday we went and the colours were absolutely amazing. Lots of leaves had fallen but there were still plenty left for … Continue reading

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Wow for Westonbirt.

We have had the most wonderful visit to Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire, a few days ago, to experience all the fantastic autumn tints that they have at this time of year, and I have just got to share the photos … Continue reading

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Foliage Day

Once again, Christina is hosting a Foliage Day over @ Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. This time I thought I would just show a few autumn tints because the evergreens/golds/silvers will be with us for the next month … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Pyrotechnics.

What a difference a few weeks makes, just a couple of weeks ago, the garden was mainly green with highlights of colour from the flowers. The month of October has been fantastic!!

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