Despite Monday's vase filled with brown and wrinkled foliage there's still lots of green in the garden — like the leaves of this Katsura japonica pendula.
Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'
Hosta 'Strip Tease'
Geranium maculatum 'Espresso'
Back to front: Dryopteris x remota (Remote wood fern), Brunnera 'Looking Glass', Athyrium niponicum
This photo and the next show the plants that are in the new driveway border at the top of the wall by the stone steps to the upper garden. They've looked this way since early summer.
I don't expect them to slow down until we get a frost which doesn't look like it's about to happen this week.