Wednesday 1 September 2010

Also in my garden.....

.. at the moment, are :
Red Apples - It has been a really good year for apples. I have plenty on my one tree.

Leaf's turning red.

New plants. One of my neighbours is having a new conservatory and needed to clear some plants out of her garden - she knew where they would be loved.

She also gave me loads of these too. They will look lovely next year.

Does anybody know what this is called? My kids nursery teacher gave me this about 13 years ago and it looks stunning every year.

As you can see, it grows quite tall and I have to cut it back every year.

And I am always surprised when these miniature cyclamen flower at this time of year. I always thought that they were a winter flowering plant.

Just shows you how much I know!!!!


Sandies' Patch said...

Hi Diane,
The shrub you wanted to know the name of is (?spelled correctly)
Leycesteri Forrestii or as my sis calls it,'nutmeg tree', when the 'fruits' are ripe they rattle apparently in their shells. I hasten to add they are NOT edible or anything to do with nutmegs!

Sandie xx

A garden just outside Venice said...

I had no doubts that your garden looked wonderful! xxxx

A Thrifty Mrs said...

Your garden looks beautiful, well done!

Rosie said...

Our Sedum is just beginning to turn pink - usually at this time of year it is dark pink and buzzing with butterflies! Your garden looks lovely:)

Kathy said...

Your garden is lovely! We have had Monbretia in our garden for over 25years inherited from the previous owners ... it's a stayer! This year it has been the best it's ever been.We've also got more apples than I know what to do with - I've already made blackberry and apple jam!
Thanks for your lovely comments over on my blog ... you've been with me every step of the way!
Love Kathy xxx