Tag: Autumn Garden

Lurie Garden in November

Time for another installment in my monthly series on Chicago’s Lurie Garden. By November, the flowers have pretty much vanished, and yet there is still plenty of color. The sky was grey and overcast on the day I brought the camera downtown,… Read More

The Pansies of Autumn

It is my contention that Pansies (Viola x wittrockiana) are underused, and Chrysanthemums overused, as fall annuals.

Those Dazzling November Days

In the normal course of events, November is one of the two most dismal months of the year. At least, in my part of the world. An inky blackness falls by 5 PM, the leaves are dead, and a penetrating chill is… Read More

From the Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens

The Meadow Garden in late October. Flying home tomorrow. More after we return.

Three Autumn Vignettes From The Back Garden

Our little fountain birdbath, with fading ferns and Crooked Stem Aster (Symphyotrichum prenanthoides).