Monday, 17 October 2022

Some of our Trees

 

I'm begging to get behind on what to post Tuesday so I may well cut down on the photos in the future and only stick to a couple. Today I thought I'd show a few of our trees in the garden

This acer has a long history with us. It was bought at a local supermarket or should I say imposed on us. The supervisor was trying to get rid of some plants that were the last left in the store. The acer was nothing more than a small shoot no one wanted and rather than throw it away she handed it to us for 50p. We took it home and grew it in a pot, planted it out where it nearly died, put it back in a pot and grew it on finally planting it out here a few years ago where it grew to the size you see

This time of year the leaves take on a beautiful colour

Going from green to red

This silver Birch tree was bought earlier this year for this bed we made

The leaves are now turning yellow and I hope it will grow on next year


 Last our little Oak tree, this was a small shoot we noticed growing in one of the flower beds, I dug it up and planted it in a pot where it will stay fro a while longer before I plant it in a bigger one. We have a few more tree which are taller and I'll show them another time

Take care

10 comments:

  1. I love seeing the signs of fall in your garden. Your tree story is wonderful. So many things, if given a chance, will thrive and grow and flourish.

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  2. You have captured the turning of the leaves well in graduation.

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  3. Lovely!
    My favorite time of year.
    Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2022/10/some-more-fun-with-botanical-drawing.html

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  4. The tree is doing well. Pretty colors.

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  5. You have a nice garden, it's a miniature Acer or a normal growing one?

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  6. Beautiful trees. As someone who picks up those kinds of plants from the store, I really enjoyed reading about your Acer plant. It looks so wonderful.

    -Soma

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  7. The wonderful colors make the arrival of autumn a lot easier. Great photos.

    Thanks for sharing your link at My Corner of the World this week!

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