The nurseries on Island are so vast and beautiful, they are worth a visit even if you are not a resident. Because we have been here for so long, we have been collecting a few potted plants which we feel would thrive here which will be nice for our family who will be filling into the house after we go. It has been a pleasure to explore what’s in bloom, what might last here compared to the hot and humid Southeast, and just to wander the bountiful aisles of these outdoor, country nurseries.
It is the end of season, and not a huge planting time up on the Vineyard, even compared to New York. Still, there are lots of flowers which pack a floral fall hue: yellows, oranges, browns and burgundy. The herb and vegetable greenhouse at this particular nursery is an inspiration, I would definitely wish to have a green house if we move back up to the Northeast and I can’t wait to ready our own little herb planter when we arrive home next week.
I really love how robust and varied these are, they are quite striking in person with the clean green and deep purple variations. They seem a hearty addition to any chillier fall garden.
This pot of lettuce was the perfect take away! We have been eating a bowl of salad this large for every dinner here on Island and it is no wonder it is so delicious, all locally grown.
A plaid skirt is perfect for straddling the seasons; it’s still warm enough to feel hot in jeans during the day but not quite summer weather. This feels very ‘back to school’ and September-appropriate (it is 25% off with the code Lucy25). I have linked to several others which feel similar at the bottom. This sweater has been a favorite for years, it’s an old Calypso which is no longer with us but this one feels very similar and is worthwhile as it’s a year after year piece.
Soon all of the leaves will be the color of the photograph above, it’s already heading that way and I cannot wait! Xx