JUST A FEW PICTURES

IT REALLY IS AUTUMN NOW, WE STILL HAVE SOME BEAUTIFUL DAYS WITH SUNSHINE AND BLUE SKIES, NOT TOO WARM BUT WARM ENOUGH TO SPENT SOME TIME AUTSIDE IN THE GARDEN, THERE ARE STILL FLOWERS EVERYWHERE BUT YOU CAN SEE THEY HAD THEIR BEST TIME.

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MALUS GOLDEN HORNET, THE BIRDS PREFER THE RED MINI APPLES BUT WHEN THE REDS ARE ALL EATEN  THEY DO EAT THESE YELLOW ONES, I LOVE TO USE THEM IN FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS

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AUCUBA JAPONICA, ONE OF MY FAVORITE BUSHES, IT IS WINTERGREEN AND LOOKS SUNNY COS OF THE YELLOW SPOTS, IT PREFERS A SHADY PLACE SO I HAVE THEM IN THE CORNERS OF MY GARDEN AND WHEN I LOOK AT THEM IN WINTER IT IS AS IF THE SUN IS SHINING, EVEN ON A DARK DAY. YOU CAN EVEN USE IT A S A POTPLANT INSIDE IN A COOL HALLWAY.

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THE FUCHSIAS ARE STILL PERFORMING BUT THEY ARE STARTING TO LOOK A BIT TIRED NOW

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TRICYRTIS HIRTUM, ALSO CALLED POOR PEOPLES ORCHID, IS STILL BLOOMING, SUCH A LOVELY PLANT, BLOOMS FOR MONTHS ON END

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PIERIS, THESE SMALL BUSHES LIKE A BIT OF ACID SOIL AND GO WELL WITH RODODENDRONS AND AZELIAS

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SKIMMIA  KEW GREEN, THESE BUDS ARE A PROMIS FOR NEXT SPRING, THE BUDS STAY CLOSED TILL THEY GET WARMER WEATHER AND BLOOM EARLY IN THE YEAR, THE BEES LOVE THEM.

THANKS FOR YOUR VISIT AND HAVE A GREAT DAY.

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