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Colours still in our garden!


I can’t believe how some of the flowers have continued to flower this time of year!
I almost cut some back in early October, but pleased I didn’t.
I expect if we get a severe frost, then that will be it until the Spring!

Cornus Kousa which I nearly lost this year when we had the heat waves.

Weeping Cotoneaster

View down the Hydrangea borders

And across.

These Alstromerias have just kept on flowering!

I bought these Echinaceous late in the season, but still flowering!

This perennial just appeared in the garden in the Spring!
Anyone know what it’s called ?

Liquid Amber for you Anget! It is just on the other side of our fence!
At least we can enjoy it’s colour !

My daughter in law bought me the little bird bath. I leave it on the table though and don’t think the birds will venture on it!
But you never know!
Take care my friends! Keep warm!

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It has been very mild hasn't it Rose and it's nice to see our plants still doing well :)

21 Nov, 2021


I think it might be a salvia, too. The liquidamber is a nice 'borrow', Rose. Lucky you. I'm very taken with your hydrangea border. How far apart have you planted them? Did you inherit them? We've had a very colourful autumn. Our trees are finally denuding themselves!

21 Nov, 2021


Wow, Rose! It certainly doesn’t look like late November in your garden at all! What a lovely array of colour and cheer.
My hydrangeas are all but a muted faded colour and my echinacea died back in early October! You have a lovely view from your home!

21 Nov, 2021


November has been such a gentle month and the flowers in your garden look so lovely.
The bird bath is such a pretty one and I think the birds will find it and use it!
I would love to pick a bunch of flowers from your garden!!

21 Nov, 2021


Thanks Julia! It must have been dropped by the birds ! It's lovely and still flowering.
Haha! Yes I am Rose !
It has been great Hywel and hopefully will set us up for winter!
When we came here Anget , there wasn't much of a garden, just a lot of lawn and a small border. So 3 years ago I set about creating borders enlarging them each year until I was satisfied.
I suppose I just guessed the space between looking at the size of each shrub which was a bit smaller then. I had dug them out of the last garden before we moved here as I had bought them when we lived there.
The only one I had to replace was the Annabelle as it was too big to lift and bought the new one last year.
I can't believe how large they have grown!
Thanks Kate! That's a shame about your echinaceous. That end of the garden is very sheltered there and protected by the fence behind from the NW winds.
As they are perennials, I'm sure yours will pop up again in the spring!
Thanks Chris! I hope it isn't the port before the storm! lol
I wish you could pick flowers here too!

22 Nov, 2021


Rose, I bet the birds will drink from that very pretty bird bath, probably when you're not looking though!

Are Alstros easy to grow? I have seen some in front gardens locally and wonder how to care for them ...

24 Nov, 2021


Shirley , they are one of the easiest plants I have, but bought them as a plant online.
There are quite a few different colours too. I will send you a pm.

25 Nov, 2021


Thanks Rose ... off to read it now ... :o)

25 Nov, 2021

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