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Autumn colours ... around my house and gardens ...

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Shades of red …

Shades of pink …

Shades of purple …

Shades of yellow …

Shades of apricot …

Shades of white …

Shades of gold …

Hoping you’re enjoying a magical multicoloured autumn …

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That is what I'd class as a 'warm and cosy' blog - lovely soft colours and snuggly friends too. Thank you for such pretty photos.

10 Nov, 2019

bjs
Bjs
 

Beautiful,super pictures and lovely art work with the leaves.

10 Nov, 2019

 

Hi Sunydais ... thanks for your kind comments. Good to be cosy at this time of year.

Thanks Bjs .... glad you like the pictures and artwork.. hoping all is well with you and yours.

10 Nov, 2019

 

Delightful blog filled with colour and cosiness. Just what we need to see at this time of year. I too love the rows of leaves and the addition of the poppies on this especially poignant day.
Thank you Terra.

10 Nov, 2019

 

Such an apt blog,especially on such a poignant day,TT.....the Mahonia is a sign of the start of winter...I do moan about the one here when I get in or out of the car and suddenly poked in the eye!...
but the sight of the flowers and fragrance excuses it!!

10 Nov, 2019

 

Thank you Wildrose and Meadowland ...
mahonias have good colour this autumn ..
I had fun adding the leaf motifs...
and Sapphire the budgie loves her poppies ... helps us to remember those who served ... the dedicated people ...
and the creatures, such as those who received the PDSA Dickin Medal for devotion to duty ... horses, dogs, pigeons, and one cat !

10 Nov, 2019

 

Lovely blog Terra, as said it is especially poignant this weekend, we are having a really colourful albeit wet autumn so your photo's are a delight ...

10 Nov, 2019

 

Hi Sue... thanks ...
yes... there has been an amazing amount of rain lately ..
but fortunately good dry, sunny weather for the Remembrance parade today ...

10 Nov, 2019

 

Fantastic blog, Terratoonie! Loved reading it and seeing all your really great photos too!
You’ve some lovely autumnal colour in the garden, plus, your pics of the little robin and your pet budgie are endearing.
Your dogs look lovely and cosy, snug as a bug...;0)

10 Nov, 2019

 

An amazing amount of colour for November. Thank you Terra for such a sweet, uplifting blog 🙂

10 Nov, 2019

 

Beautiful shots Terra and grand to see your robin is still around! Ive never seen a Mahonia turn red - what variety is it please? And your soft Mahonia is nice too. Mine died so its nice to enjoy yours! good wishes to you and the pets too!

10 Nov, 2019

 

Your lacecap hydrangea is very elegant. Looks like butterflies flying around.

10 Nov, 2019

 

Great pictures teratoonie, love the mahonia and the sedum with the curry plant drifting through it, works really well.

10 Nov, 2019

 

Hi Tt, another great blog, lovely photo's of a lovely garden, and nice to see your ''family'' again, Derek.

10 Nov, 2019

 

Thank you Kate, Sheila, Stera, Bathgate, Julien and Derek for your kind words ..

... the Mahonia is Cabaret .. I have another almost identical nearby which has remained mostly in green-leaf .. they are both in pots and I think need re-potting. The red leaves shown above really are that amazing stunning colour !

... the hydrangea was one I rescued many years ago from a garden opposite my house, where all plants were being removed for a re-design. The flowers certainly do have the appearance of butterflies ! This year, with the extra rain, it has grown amazingly tall, and the variegated leaves are very eye-catching.

... the sedum and curry plant made their own decision to merge, so I can't take credit for those two mingling so well together !

... indoors, Sapphire the budgie keeps me company. Outside, the robin hops around, very close by, chirping encouragement, and Neptune likes to be out in the garden too, but Truffle is a fine weather fan, so he has been ready to hibernate since October !

11 Nov, 2019

 

Great blog Terra. I am also enjoying the beautiful autumn colours. Its raining again, so I am enjoying the colours from indoors. But I did manage some work outside on Saturday. It was chilly, but I got my tulips potted and my patio tidying up started. The water fountain is indoors for the winter this year. Mainly because it needs repainting. The dogs are a bit down because they haven’t been playing in the garden as usual....but it just won’t stop raining!

11 Nov, 2019

 

As usual Terra a lovely blog. I love the way you have gone through the colours with the different plants.
I love the robins and one has just decided to come every day to our garden. Plus I love how you ended it with your extended family. xx

11 Nov, 2019

 

Thanks Karen and Rose ...

Yes... when the weather is bad, we can enjoy looking at our gardens from indoors... but, Saturday was sunny in many parts of the UK and I managed to do 3 hours of exhausting leaf-sweeping.

This year, so many days have been rainy, resulting in most of my climbers going berserk, and requiring lots of extra trimming.

Rose ... I'm glad you like my colour groups, and my pets ...and that's good you have your own visiting robin. x x x

11 Nov, 2019

 

Lovely autumnal photos, the various colours are stunning
Love your dog & little Robin Redbreast

11 Nov, 2019

 

Hi Marjorie ...

Thanks for your kind, encouraging words.
This year, many garden colours seem especially intense.. including the robin !

11 Nov, 2019

 

Lovely blog once again, TT! I love all your plants! Lots of lovely flowers still even in the middle of November!

11 Nov, 2019

 

Thank you Balcony...

I'm lucky in that I have lots of garden colour in autumn and winter .. probably more flowers and colour than in summer !

11 Nov, 2019

 

TT your autumn garden is full of colourful plants …
and the last two photos are the most colourful :) x

11 Nov, 2019

 

Hello Hywel .. thank you... lovely comments. x x x

12 Nov, 2019

 

Fabulous photos TT such beautiful colours ,I think there's something special about every season of the year and this proves it ...

12 Nov, 2019

 

Thanks Amy ...
You are right that every season has its magic ...

12 Nov, 2019

 

Lovely blog Tt. I very much enjoyed seeing all the lovely shades of colour. You put it all together so well.I too love that red Mahonia. Love also the way Truffle puts his head under his paw. Looks like he's shutting the world out, perhaps it's raining! Re the cat that got the Dickon medal. That was Simon of HMS Amethyst. He received shrapnel wounds during that squabble over the Suez Canal. I remember reading about him in the paper (I was about 15, I think). He was the usual black with a white bib.
People were sending him tins of sardines! I'm not sure if he recovered or not. The animals should always be remembered too, tho' not everyone is very bothered about them.

12 Nov, 2019

 

Hi Feverfew ..
Interesting that you particularly remember Simon the cat. He was awarded his medal posthumously in 1949. Yes, dogs, horses and pigeons also served in conflicts and deserve to be remembered. Purple poppies are made for us to wear to honour all those brave creatures.

Truffle loves to curl up. He buries himself under the blankets in his dog-bed, and often puts his paws and head in comical positions !

Writing this blog made me look in more detail at the autumn colours around my gardens, so it definitely inspired me. Thanks for your very kind and interesting comments.

12 Nov, 2019

 

A lovely blog and pictures to brighten up this awful damp and dismal weather,Terra.. I also love your Red Mahonia,and Truffle ,Neptune and Sapphire add their own colours to this too,:o) I also buy those clip on Poppies ,to fasten to zips on Bags,etc,as I always lose the other ones with the pin,by the time I get home !
I hope you keep a lot of your colours for a long while yet :o) x

16 Nov, 2019

 

Hi Sandra ...thank you ...
Sapphire now has even more of the clip-on poppies ... she used to be scared of red-coloured items, but she is bolder now. x x x

17 Nov, 2019

 

Lovely blog Tt; I shall be looking out for the clip-on poppies next year, as Bloomer says, sooo useful! However I hope to find purple ones more easily too, the ones commemorating the sacrifice animals make during human conflicts ..... that outcome is costly as well.

21 Nov, 2019

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