Cool chills does not a happy gardener make
I woke up this morning to what I think of as a typical November day - damp and cold with just a hint of frost. The sky was grey and the sun invisible.
Traces of frost were still on the velvety leaves of the self seeded Foxgloves.
And on this extremely neat and tidy variety of Ophiopogon. These leaves are green not black like those of its larger cousin.
Greenforks is slowly closing down and has that end of season feeling (as do I). However, one of my plants has not taken the hint. This tender Abutilon is too large to move indoors so it will have to take a chance on the winter weather when it finally arrives. I will be sad to see those red flowers turn brown.
Thank heavens for the Autumn leaf displays – at least they provide some cheerful background colour. I need some cheer because this gardener is so not a winter person!