The Cotoneaster leaves offered a wide palette of colours while the Nandina offered its scarlet intensity. The past autumn with its crisp nights, clear sunny and calm days meant a more striking autumn season here in the garden.
I noticed that around my garden right now there are many different shades of russet, purple and red as autumn begins to really show its beauty. Perhaps the sudden warm snap we have been experiencing in the past fortnight has caused these hues?
Here are some photos from today, taken in warm, sunny weather with blue sky overhead and the occasional fluffy cloud or two. We ate lunch outside and have pottered around in the garden a bit too. Later in the day we wandered along by the local beach with lots of people, children and dogs also enjoying the day.