The gardener's eye

The Gardener's Eye

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

October View From the Living Room

The Upper Garden

Malus 'Red Jade'

The Lower Garden: Two Stewartias with Peak Foliage

The Right Lower Border

Hydrangea quercifolia Beneath Acer griseum x 'Gingerbread'

9 comments:

  1. Wonderful views for fall - especially the quercifolia! One more fall I'm kicking myself for failing to add a crabapple to the mix...

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  2. Makes me wish for a little bit of formality, but no where to put it.

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  3. Cyndy,
    There is always something we can add to our gardens! Thanks for the comment.

    James,
    The wonderful thing about gardening friends is that you can live vicariously through their gardens. I can't do what you are doing (a 'New American' Garden) on my plot but I am sure having a lot of fun watching you develop yours!! It is extremely well done.

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  4. I almost want to agree with James, almost. I have one thuja at the corner of a patio to anchor the "wild" garden, and that's as formal as I'll get for now. Lovely malus!

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  5. Benjamin,
    Thanks for commenting. I think the age of the house and hill and the terracing it required leant itself to a certain amount of formality. Not sure what I would have done with a flat plot.

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  6. Your autumn garden is a beautiful work of art

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  7. You seem to be a bit ahead of us with autumn - our colours aren't quite there yet, although one of my Acers in my Japanese garden is starting to look quite spectacular ...tiny, but spectacular!
    I love all the colour, height and textural variations in your garden :)

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  8. Hi NG,
    Thanks for stopping by! I can see from your blogger page that you adore snow. Well before you know it, we will be having a lot of it here in New Hampshire. But for now, let's just enjoy the magnificent fall foliage.

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