Autumn at Kew Gardens

It feels like Kew Gardens is upping its garden design efforts – or perhaps I’m just more aware of them. The grass and salvia borders look absolutely stunning in the autumn sun, and it was exciting to see the new 300 metre long Broad Walk borders turn from muddy patches in spring to being stuffed with young perennials waiting to burst out next year. 

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Now this is a Salvia border
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Kew’s grass borders waving around in the wind with the many different species and cultivars.
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Calamagrostis epigejos particularly interesting for being so upright
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Grass borders in the autumn dusk light
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These little alien things are interesting, Iresine lindenii
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Euphorbia rigida has stand out foliage and habit
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Jack Wallington

I'm an RHS qualified garden designer living in Clapham, London who loves growing plants and designing with them. Follow me on Twitter.

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