Japanese anemones

‘Honorine Jobert’ Japanese anemone blooms in mid-September. (Photo from www.PerennialResource.com)

‘Honorine Jobert’ is a lovely late Japanese anemone

Judith Adam

The sparkling white ‘Honorine Jobert’ Japanese anemone begins flowering about the middle of September, and is a Judith Adam favourite. Its tall stature gives it architectural presence.

Signs of change in the garden

Judith Adam

With autumn creeping in, there are changes in the garden.

Toad lily (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Taking advantage of dormancy

Judith Adam

In autumn, as soil temperature goes lower, this initiates the gradual process of dormancy. Over a period of six weeks, plants cease production.