Saturday, October 8, 2011

Red, Gold, Orange and blue?

Fall outside is always bittersweet. The colours and cooler temperatures mean relaxing and enjoying the view. The labour is almost done, the weeding is almost done, and the grass has returned to green without the intense heat. On the otherhand, this also means of course that snow is coming (it is the truth don't get mad) and I am already dreaming of what I want to do next year.
A fall roundup of colour and of course pumpkin decorating.

my ancient wheelbarrow filled to the brim. the Heritage piece is cast iron from an old boiler.

the whole view

our main entrance into the foyer. my cornstalks are a little short this year (dry summer means, dry plants) but, the charm is still there

whoa blue-grey beluga pumpkin. love love. wish they were all like this. blue-grey pumpkins are extremely hard to find around us. people seem to really love those stinkin' orange ones. haha

cast sphere covered in russian sage still growing strong

can't forget my poultry family, look how they've grown this summer. i must have fed them well!

even the deadheads have a picturesque quality.

mums and kale. so fall.

fall always makes me want to plant more Autumn Joy Sedums. the deep colour they get with the cold weather is awesome. it gives the garden life when everything else is going to sleep.

Have a great day and get outside some more before it's too late.



  1. Wow... beautiful! I love the hay addition and then there's that amazing black chair that just sets everything up just so... you're putting my own outdoors to shame here. :)


  2. Hey Meg! Thank you so much for leaving your sweet comments at Heaven's Walk! And for being a new follower, too! I am in awe of your beautiful Canadian home, girlie! You have an amazing eye for collecting and displaying unique items and creating wonderful vignettes! :)

    xoxo laurie

  3. Everything is beautiful and makes me miss home. Greetings from HIlton Head.

  4. Hi Meg,
    I am inspired by your fall decor. You have a way with styling! I think I need to amp up my pumpkins, etc. on my front porch now!


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