26th November

…leaves had fallen which is no great surprise. The ground is still however covered in red. Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ The first daffodil bulbs on…

5th November

…A large wasps nest appears to have fallen from an old beech tree. wasps nest Another fine autumn show from an Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’. Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’ A…

15th November

…Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ is at its best but the nearby Acer palmatum ‘Osahazuki’ has long since lost its splendid earlier colour. Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’…

22nd November

…‘Atropurpureum’ on the drive is at its best. Acer palmatum ‘Ozakazuki’ nearby is already leafless. Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Stachyurus praecox has a flower or two out although…