Tag Archives: Forestry Commission

Autumn colours – choose trees and shrubs that add interest

By | October 1, 2017

Near me beech trees and hedges are starting to wear their autumn colours of yellow, gold and copper. I love the gradual change from green to gold. More striking autumn colours are on show in parks and gardens around the country wher their blaze of red, gold, yellow and  orange almost makes up for shorter days.… Read More »

Autumn colours to add to your garden

By | October 2, 2016

Woods, gardens and parks are changing from shades of green to autumn colours of rich red, yellow and bronze. They are breathtaking. Last week the Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time panel were asked which plant, shrub or tree they most look forward to seeing in their autumn colour. Interesting answers set me thinking about which… Read More »