05 October 2011

October in the garden

Thought I'd share some photos of my garden at the moment.
 Verbena bonariensis with bronze fennel
Sedum 'Purple Emperor'
 Salvia nutans (Again!)
Rhus typhina 'Laciniata' just beginning to color up with Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'
 Another favorite hardy mum: Chrysanthemum 'Mellow Moon'
 The front garden
Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'


Nic said...

Everything looks lovely!

annie hayes said...

Salvia nutans - oooh!

Scott said...

Looking great, Joseph!

Nellie from Beyond My Garden said...

There are some beautiful plants that show themselves. You've captured some nice ones.

Violetas Rendadas said...

Oi Joseph, gostei da sua postagem. Li também seu tema: 22 September 2010
Where are the violas? Gosto muito de plantas. Parabéns por seu dom!

Hanna at Orchid Care said...

Hi Joseph,

I too have incredibly beautiful mums blooming in my backyard. Their flowers are the size of my face and so top heavy that the stems can’t support them. So, they start out by drooping toward the ground and then actually falling. Do you have any suggestion?

Yours looks like a Garden of Eden. I’m green with envy!

Joseph said...

You could of course stake them, but I hate staking. The other option would be to be prune them before they start flowering. Earlier in the summer, just cut them back a little. That will cause them to branch and mature shorter and less likely to flop. But with the really huge mums, you might just have to stake.

Sydney Landscape Design said...

I love this lovely flowers. Thanks for posting with us. These all pictures are awesome.