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end of the day....


Just a few pics this evening that’s still in the garden…

a few dwarf asters..

begonia’s still have a few blooms left..

bulbine caulescens loads still on these..

love this grass, Carex testacea…

even the seed heads from the crocosmia are nice….

Cyclamen are going strong…

dahlia and friend basking in the sun…

this echinops ritro a bit like me losing it’s hair :-)

even in this stage they are quite pleasant…

this has been flowering for months..

a few harebell flowers left on…

autumn lolipop or proper name is helenium puberulum autumn lollipop…

morning glorys are going on well, i do love these ipomeas

plumbago looking good too..

schizostylis coccinea looking good in the pond..

loved how the shadow on this Stipa gigantea makes it look better..

loads still on this viburnum bodnantense…

a few remaining white campanula flowers left, my blue’ish one has finished now..

and to finish on a grass, this is Pennisetum thunbergii ‘red buttons’..

sorry not been on to much but i’ve been a bit busy of late, i find i don’t have as much free time anymore.. so i hope you are all well and thanks for looking…

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thank you for sharing...loved all in your garden..

plumbago photo is really a lovely capture...and all your plants..rock...

12 Oct, 2013


Thanks Jane :-)

12 Oct, 2013


Still a nice lot of colour there Slad I've noticed several plants are reblooming ,I was interested to see your Harebell mine has given a wonderful show this year with lots of flowers still in bloom .........

12 Oct, 2013


It's often difficult to spend lots of time on here SL. A sign of how good our summer was and everyone catching up on jobs to do, I think.
You've a fair bit of colour still going on. My garden was looking good up until yesterday - temperatures plummeted and wind is so strong.
Don't be a stranger for too long :)

12 Oct, 2013


Hello Warwick ..
Lovely selection of plants ...
especially the plumbago... delightful ..

12 Oct, 2013


Nice to see your plants doing well into the autumn. I hope you get some more weeks' pleasure from them :o)

13 Oct, 2013


Love the schizostylis. It looks very exotic.
How are you growing it in the pond? As a marginal? Does it need sunshine or will it tolerate shade?

13 Oct, 2013


In spite of autumn you still have a lot of going on in your garden. I like Morning Glory, too. But most of all from this set of pics I liked schizostylis coccinea. Beautiful.

13 Oct, 2013


Thanks all, hi Scottish it's been a bit wild down here the last couple of days hope it's not to bad up there.

Amy I do love the harebell they are such good bloomers.

Urbanite yes I grow it as a marginal, it goes really well there and flowers every year..

Thanks Kat it's one of my fav marginal plants :-)

13 Oct, 2013


Hello Surrylad...glad you have a bit of time to share your garden with us all. I am sure that my Campanula don't look like yours as in they have bigger flowers and are mauve. Morning Glory was my mother's favourite plant so I need to get some as you have brought it back to my memory today...thanks.

14 Oct, 2013


Hi gorgeousma thanks I'm glad it brought you a nice memory.

14 Oct, 2013


You`ve really captured some great looking plants. We have been lucky this year having some decent weather and so prolonging their flowering. My favourite of all has got to be the Schizostylis and I also like to see the seedheads of plants especially in the frosty winter months. Hope you always have time to share your garden with us.

18 Oct, 2013


Love the pale blue Plumbago ... and the 'losing hair' comment on the Echinops! :o)

19 Oct, 2013

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