Posts Tagged ‘fall garden’

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2014

Calamagrostis x acutiflora Karl Foerster at Hayefield.com

Though we had a very light frost about 2 weeks ago, only the beans and sweet potato vines got nipped, so there’s still plenty to see. As I did last month, I’ve tried to limit myself to showing only what’s new this month. Continue reading

The Fall Color Project 2013

Fall leaves from Hayefield 2013

It’s that time again: time for The Fall Color Project, hosted by Dave at Growing The Home Garden. I’ve been participating for six years now, and it’s been interesting to look back and see what’s different and what’s pretty much the same from year to year.  The biggest difference, I think, is that I no longer have to set foot outside of Hayefield to find fall color from some nice deciduous trees and shrubs.

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2013

Side garden at Hayefield.com

With so much still going on in the garden, it’s a bit sad to think that this will be my last Bloom Day post until next spring. But, well, November 15th will be my seed post, and I’ll be busy filling those requests in December, so I’ll just have to make the most of this final celebration for the flowers. I’ll save the seasonal foliage shots for my contribution to The Fall Color Project 2013 at the end of this October.

For now, let’s start with some new bloomers over the past month.

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – September 2013

Front garden middle path at Hayefield.com

Thank goodness for Bloom Day, because otherwise, I doubt I’d have taken the time to really look at the garden this month. I’ve been so focused on collecting seeds that I barely notice the flowers. But I’m glad I had this chance, because I suspect that we’re going to be in for a very early frost this year, so these beauties may not be around for much longer. First, some close-ups.

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