Category Archives: Autumn colours

“We’ve Got Talent”

In light of the upcoming holiday season, which seems to be quickly approaching, Chester Garden Club members and guests were invited to put on their creative hats, give each other inspiration and encouragement and create a seasonal arrangement.   In … Continue reading

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It’s November and …

It’s November and, although we have had two heavy frosts and it is cool now, up until a few days ago gardeners have been amazed by the warm temperatures here in the Chester and surrounding area. The following are few … Continue reading

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Putting Our Gardens to Bed

This is a beautiful time of year – leaves falling to the ground in colors of orange, red and yellow. Birds and other little critters running around doing their last minute preparations for winter, our greenhouse doors are closed and … Continue reading

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Time to Tidy Containers

Well, with the frost now clipping the container plants, it’s probably time to tidy them up for winter. As many of us have observed, Sheila KM displays her award-winning containers to optimum effect. Let’s listen in as she describes her … Continue reading

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Bidding Fall Farewell

With the fall season now fading into winter, the following pictures promise to bring its glories back to mind. Thanks go to Brenda H., Joan C. and Sandy D. for these outstanding garden selections. (Scroll over the picture for the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Calendula

After three years of re-seeding, my yellow and orange calendula (Calendula officinalis, but also called pot marigolds, although not in the same genus as the common marigold, Tagetes) successfully tuck into a south-exposure flower bed amidst towers of yew garnished … Continue reading

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Changing Colours Usher in New Season

As if on cue, the second week of October has brought the first real hint of fall colours to the Chester area. Among the first plants to show their “true colours” were the sumacs which, when backlit by the autumn … Continue reading

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