Tagged with Autumn colour

Garden Design  Adding Autumn Colour

Garden Design Adding Autumn Colour

Designing gardens means using plants that will look good throughout the year. Autumn is one of my favourite seasons for colour. The rich yellows, oranges and reds are a welcome sight in the garden as everything else is dying back. Dogwoods make exceptional plants for winter interest because of their brightly coloured bark. Cornus alba Kesselringii is … Continue reading

Autumn Acers

Autumn Acers

I was lucky enough to visit the Forestry Commission Arboretum at Westonbirt last weekend. It is situated in the heart of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire.  Autumn is a fantastic time of year to visit for the stunning array of colours. Westonbirt is internationally known for it’s collection of 2000 Japanese maples. and in late Autumnn … Continue reading

Autumn Flowers – Japanese Anemones

Autumn Flowers – Japanese Anemones

Autumn flowers are a welcome sight in any garden and provide a strong splash of colour as the days become greyer. Anemome x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ is my favourite choice for the garden now and are looking fantastic in my Hitchin garden. It stands about a metre tall making a strong statement and has masses … Continue reading