Festival of Leaves #11

copper beech in the lane The leaves of the Copper Beech tree (Fagus sylvatica) turn the most gorgeous bright copper colour in autumn and are among the last deciduous tree to lose its leaves. A flash of bright beauty on a dull November day. If you want to join in with celebrating the colours of…

Festival of Leaves #10

penlee memorial garden, Penzance If you want to join in with celebrating the colours of autumn then take part in the Festival of Leaves 2019 hosted by Dawn Miller.  

Festival of Leaves #9

morrab gardens, Penzance If you want to join in with celebrating the colours of autumn then take part in the Festival of Leaves 2019 hosted by Dawn Miller.

Festival of Leaves #8

Boer war memorial – morrab gardens, Penzance The war memorial to honour eight men from Penzance who lost their lives during the Boer War was erected in Morrab Gardens in 1904. The memorial takes the form of a life-size statue of a volunteer soldier in khaki, wearing a Baden-Powell hat, and leaning on the butt…

Festival of Leaves #7

rhus typhina tree (stag’s horn sumach) We don’t get a lot of vibrant colour in the autumn months here in the west county, so this gorgeous splash of red in Penlee Memorial Garden certainly catches the eye. If you want to join in with celebrating the colours of autumn then take part in the Festival of…

Festival of Leaves #6

fungi If you want to join in with celebrating the colours of autumn then take part in the Festival of Leaves 2019 hosted by Dawn Miller.

Festival of Leaves #5

Small copper and copper bracken If you want to join in with celebrating the colours of autumn then take part in the Festival of Leaves 2019 hosted by Dawn Miller.

Festival of Leaves ~ week 12

Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko, also known as the ginkgo tree or the maidenhair tree Festival of Leaves 2017