Autumn Colour Watch

Winter is beginning to stir, but for now we can still enjoy the last vestiges of colour around the garden. Our autumn news pages will help give you some more details on what is looking particularly great right now.

Sheffield Park's Lower Woman's Way Pond in mid-November

Wednesday 18 November

Winter is beginning to stir, but for now we can still enjoy the last vestiges of colour around the garden. 

Quercus rubra in the autumn sunshine at Sheffield Park

Wednesday 4 November

The smoldering embers of the autumn fire shine on during November thanks in part to the natives such as beech (Fagus) and oak (Quercus). Our gardeners Chris and Chas share their autumn highlights this week plus their tips for jobs around the garden at home.

Across the lakes to the banks of autumn colour at Sheffield Park

Tuesday 20 October

Thanks to the careful planting of Sheffield Park owners over the centuries, we are lucky enough to have a long autumn season; where different species pass the torch and add to the spectacle at different times. But, if we had to pick a high point, then the next two weeks or so would be it.

Autumn colours surrounding the lakes at Sheffield Park

Monday 12 October

Our Garden and Outdoors Manager shares a few top tips and jobs to do around your garden at home this autumn.

Fallen autumn leaves underfoot in the Sheffield Park woodlands

Tuesday 6 October

This week our Ranger, Martina, picks out some of her favourite autumn colour sights that can be found on the woodland floor. Plus read more about how the autumn colours are looking in the gardens.

Reflections on Upper Woman's Way Pond in early autumn

Tuesday 29 September

Currently the greens and vibrant yellows are taking centre stage around the estate, surrounded by bursts of bright reds - predominantly provided by our many acer trees. Find out about some of our favourite autumn sights this week.

Acer leaves in autumn at Sheffield Park East Sussex

Tuesday 22 September

Throughout the gardens the first hints of autumn are really beginning to shine out. It is an unusually beautiful time of year as every imaginable shade of green contrasts with the early bright reds, yellows and oranges.