#Fall #Pleasure #FineGardening
Lately we’re in Virginia visiting with Amy Birdsong. (See a prior submit from her right here: Classes from Amy’s Lawn.)
Hi, Advantageous Gardening! I’ve found out why I like fall gardens such a lot. It’s now not sizzling anymore, so you’ll meander slowly round your lawn and prevent to benefit from the sudden colour combos the flora and vegetation are providing you with. It nearly looks as if you deliberate it. Listed here are some photos appearing off fall pleasure.
In Zones 7 and better, fall doesn’t simply imply converting leaves; it additionally manner flora within the sasanqua camellias (Camellia sasanqua hybrids, Zones 7–9). Other varieties of camellias can bloom anytime from fall to spring the place they’re hardy.
A mixture of other evergreens, some variegated, create good looks that lasts all 12 months: oakland holly (Ilex ‘Magland’, Zones 6–9), variegated English holly (Ilex aquifolium, Zones 7–9), and Distylium ‘Spring Frost’ (Zones 7–9).
On this picture: evergreen poet’s laurel (Danae racemosa, Zones 7–9) studded with pink berries, the fading seed heads of Autumn Pleasure sedum (Hylotelephium ‘Herbstfreude’, Zones 4–10), silvery lambs’ ears, and the variegated Euphorbia ‘Ascot’ (Zones 6–9)
The daring, variegated foliage of Fatsia ‘Spider’s Internet’ (Zones 7–10) sticks out dramatically surrounded via darkish inexperienced evergreen foliage.
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