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Colours of Autumn. GBFD October 2016.

The sunny, cold spell we had a week ago has certainly helped to develop the autumnal colours which are now in the garden. Some leaves unfortunately have shrivelled and dropped early with the long spell of dry weather that we … Continue reading

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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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EOM. Weekend wandering.

Usually when we go into the garden, a general look around will show that the dominant colour is green. Not any more, the whole garden has a mellow,  yellow look about it as plants finally change colour and start to … Continue reading

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October Foliage, change is on it’s way.

Sunny days and cold nights are the trigger for the autumn tints to start. Some of my trees and bushes are still waiting, I suppose the night time temperatures have to drop a little further before the chlorophyll switches off. … Continue reading

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Autumn bows out in a blaze of glory. GBFD November.

The colours in the garden this week have been absolutely amazing. I took my drive round the neighbouring village a week too soon, if I had waited they would have been far more intense, must remember for next year.  For … Continue reading

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The start of the Autumn Fireworks. GBFD.

No, I don’t mean the things that go bang in the night,  just the beautiful colours that are now being revealed as the green colour in the leaves is turned off and we are able to see all the different … Continue reading

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