Welcome to my Long Island garden! There is even more of a chill in the air as temperatures drop into the 50’s by day and into the mid-40 by night and the garden transforms into an array of color before going to sleep. There are still blooms to be seen and it is time for another walk in the garden for this month's Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day and Foliage Follow-up. Come along and take a stroll with me through my November garden. Bring a sweatshirt...it's a little brisk out there!
|Astilbe Seed Heads November|
|Dwarf Maiden Grass 'Yaku Jima'|
Following the faded blooms of Stachys (Lamb's Ear) bright soft white foliage continues to highlight the border of the garden and will continue to do so into winter.
|Raised Evergreen and Perennial Border|
As we move along, the evergreen and perennial garden is within view. A Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar cascades over Gold Mop Cypress with Barberry 'Rosy Glow' (on each side), Dwarf Butterfly Bush (to the left) and Heuchera 'Caramel' along the border. The backdrop of the garden consists of Western and Emerald Green Arborvitae.
|Dwarf Buddleia Lo & Behold 'Blue Chip'|
The bumble bees are still enjoying the blooms on the butterfly bush with its vibrant purple blooms lasting into November.
The Weeping Spruce has reached maturity by the poolside and cascades over moss rock boulders alongside it. In the backdrop is the garden we just passed by.
|Weeping Norway Spruce|
|Blue Atlas Cedar (Cedrus Atlantica)|
|Weeping Japanese Maple|
|Weeping Japanese Maple|
|Nandina domestica Berries|
|Hemerocallis Stella D Oro Daylily|
The 'Stella D Oro' Daylilies are still blooming after being rejuvenated back in early August...
|Double Knock Out Rose|
and the Knock Out Roses are still in full bloom.
|Viburnum 'Summer Snowflake'|
The Viburnum 'Summer Snowflake' are producing the last of their blooms for the season, giving a little interest for fall...
and it just wouldn't be fall without mums. I bought these at a local farm down the road where they grow their own and am enjoying them on the back stoop.
|Hydrangea Bloom November|
The Hydrangea had a difficult time this year due to a lot of die off last winter but to my astonishment this one bloom appeared almost to say I'm still here! I look forward to their beautiful blooms again next season.
|Montauk Daisies November|
As the tour ends here is a view of my neighbor's welcoming Montauk Daisies which I admire every year at the end of her driveway...
and nature's colorful artwork which I could not resist photographing.
I hope you enjoyed the walk through my November garden. Please visit our hostesses Carol at May Dreams Gardens for Garden Bloggers' Bloom Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day and Pam at Digging for Foliage Follow-Up. I am also linking up with Creative Country Mom's Home Sweet Garden Party, Today's Flowers, Floral Fridays, Mosaic Monday at Lavender Cottage, I Heart Macro and Macro Monday 2. Thank you so much for visiting and if you leave a note I will know you dropped by to say hello and I will be sure to visit you as well!
As Always...Happy Gardening!