Monday, October 24, 2011

Glimpses of the Driveway Garden in October

Purple Aster 'Peter III' above our pumpkin and a nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) blossom from the Front Woodland.
Foliage contrast with Lavendula 'Munstead', Sedum 'Acre', Fescue 'Elijah Blue', pixie lilies and a dwarf arbor vitae.
Aster 'Peter III', salmon hardy mum Dendranthema 'Sheffield Pink' and dwarf miscanthus grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Dixieland').
Rose OSO Easy Paprika
Dahlia 'Peaches 'n Cream' reaching up to 6 foot by the sidewalk.
...note my little garden pixie peeping out the window.

Just some photos to savor more of fall at Gilmore Gardens.

12 comments:

  1. I'm beginning to think I should buy some colourful pumpkins and scatter them round my totally green garden.

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  2. Autumn perfect combo, orange and blue! Is that pumpkin from your own garden?

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  3. That first photo is just so vibrant...I just love purple and orange together, especially in autumn...maybe it's the softer light :-)

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  4. What gorgeous photo's & garden!

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  5. Ester, Scott and Becc: Thanks! Glad that you enjoy it too, like I do.

    garden at nina place: We do have a tiny raised veggie bed, but with only enough room for our tomatoes, some herbs, lettuce, peas etc. The majority of my flower gardens are in our front yard, and I have not gone so far as to plant squash out there yet... though that is an intriguing thought :)

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  6. Lovely, lovely! Every photo is pretty. Autumn is so vibrant in your garden.

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  7. Wow Julie, you inspire me!
    That picture of the rose is so soft and elegant looking...
    I think there is something about autumn where the lighting is so golden and cuddly looking:)
    Thanks for posting, love the pumpkin picture!

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  8. Lovely. And I love the orange pumpkin - especially with those purple asters! The foliage contrast picture is wonderful, too. What a nice view from inside your window you must have!

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  9. Julie that first and last picture are priceless. I love them both...of course the color of that rose is to die for as well...thx for the glimpses!!

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  10. I love your blue and orange combo too, Foliage contrast with Lavendula 'Munstead', Sedum 'Acre', Fescue 'Elijah Blue', pixie lilies and a dwarf arbor vitae is lovely. The purple Aster is lovely - I need more Asters in my garden, they have such beautiful strong colours, so special at this time of year.

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  11. Dynia na pierwszym zdjęciu ślicznie przyozdobiła Twój ogród :-). Pozdrawiam

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  12. Beautiful! Love all the colors!
    I have a little gardening pixie too...don't you just love them!!

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