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.

Flowers on Friday

Now is the time of year when foliage begins to take centre stage in the northern hemisphere.

Flowers on Friday

Now it is the time for the Azaleas and Rhododendrons to take centre stage although this one has suffered a bit from the cold winds and rain over the weekend.

Spiky Squares: The End

Spiky Squares has come to an end, but here is my round-up of all my spiky, jagged, barbed, serrated and bristly photos from this month. There is an extra one. I wonder if anyone who has been following these posts carefully can spot which that is. I have had fun looking through my archives to…