Nearly autumn ramble in Botanical Gardens.
Trip Leader: Maureen Pierre
Report and photos by Sue Blair
Twelve club members including Sue, a new member on her first excursion, met in the gardens at the kiosk on a very pleasant sunny morning.
We ambled to the herbaceous border which was still putting on a reasonably good show with a lot of plants still flowering with a good variety of colours and others with their lovely architectural seed heads. Even a few fungi were found.
Wandering further to the back of the old art gallery there was a bed of begonias with stunning colour. I saw three fantails amongst the shrubbery, one managing to catch a very big moth. There were some interesting flowers on several shrubs nearby.
The two hours passed quickly and was followed by the usual and enjoyable catch-up coffee time. We departed all the better for our autumn amble.
Thanks Maureen, for getting us out there.