Late autumn flowers and berries

On a recent walk in the late afternoon sunshine I saw roses still in bloom, plus lovely berries on Cotoneaster horizontalis and rose hips glowing against the blue sky.                              Roses in flower in Cold Cotes, North Yorkshire in mid November.           Cotoneaster berries vibrant in the sunshine.   Rose hips silhouetted against a dramatic sky.      ... [click to read more]

Posted: 24th November 2014

Autumn in North Carolina

I have just returned from a trip to the Appalachians in North Carolina - the autumn colours were fantastic, as were the displays of pumpkins, other gourds and chrysanthemums everywhere - a real inspiration.... [click to read more]

Posted: 5th November 2014

Euphorbia x martinii

The red stems of lovely Euphorbia x martinii stand out under this Cornus controversa 'Variegata' ... [click to read more]

Posted: 29th September 2014

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