How to make a pet tornado – the homemade vortex water fountain
Strictly speaking, it's not a tornado—but it's the closest thing to a real-life Taz-The Tasmanian Devil.
Autumn red foliage of Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
We planted this Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' more than 20 years ago and it now a small tree size. The leaves change from green to fiery red in autumn. Also in autumn it has clusters of scarlet, red-winged fruit on red stalks.
Autumn garden beautiful acer colours (November 1st)
The colours of the Japanese maples/acers in the autumn garden have now reached their peak and soon the leaves will rapidly fall! 'Four Seasons' is an English garden we have created for all seasons. 2010 winner "Overall Gardener of the Year" Garden News national garden competition. 2007 winner Daily Mail National Garden Competition. www.fourseasonsgarden.co.uk
Beautiful acer colours of autumn
After a hectic 2013, our apologies that we are still catching up both in the garden and with posting more of our late autumn photos. Autumn 2013 colours in the UK Midlands arrived a full two weeks later than normal. Fortunately, despite this late arrival, there were no severe air frosts to damage the foliage. When the autumn colours finally arrived they were stunningly beautiful! On this image we have added a number of notes with several of the plant names. We have very much enjoyed holding…
Scotney Castle Landscape Gardens, Kent, England | Flowering azaleas, ferns and acers bordering a path (4 of 16)
Scotney Castle Landscape Gardens (National Trust), Kent, UK Scotney Castle Gardens are centred on the romantic ruins of a moated, 14th century medieval English castle. An Elizabethan wing was added to the ruins in the 15th century. Together they give a delightful focal point to the gardens. In Spring, an old quarry in the gardens contains an amazing, colorful display of rhododendrons, azaleas, kalmias and purple acers, often under-planted with bluebells. The ruins of the old castle and…
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis' in autumn
The foliage of the Green Lace Leaf Japanese Maple Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis' or 'Viridans' changes to beautiful shades of yellow, gold and orange in autumn.