Tag Archives: Cotoneaster

All Change.

When a plant dies, it makes a planting opportunity or that is what I tell myself! I’ve been thinking for some time what to plant in the area we now have which was occupied by a Cotoneaster shrub.

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A gradual change of colour for GBFD.

Taking photographs for this month’s Foliage Day was a question of dodging the showers, sometimes they were quite light but at others it was torrential rain. A gradual change is coming over the garden, a more golden tint to the … Continue reading

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Berry delicious.

Autumn berries are ripening up all around us, so far the birds haven’t eaten many, but then, it hasn’t been too cold yet to kill off all the insects which they feed on. Maybe it is too soon to say, … Continue reading

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Will there be enough berries to go round?

Having just done a post about the lack of bees to pollinate our fruit bushes and trees has led me to wonder how the birds will manage this winter. If there weren’t enough bees to make our fruit, would there … Continue reading

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Foliage for Christmas and GBFD

At this time of year I wander round the garden, secateurs at the ready, to snip foliage for decorating the house and somewhere else. Of course it is the good old standby evergreens and gold that are being cut. Usually … Continue reading

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Berries for the birds.

Now is the time of year for us to repay the birds in our garden for eating all the nasty grubs etc. that try to ruin the look of our plants. I can’t say that I have noticed any damage … Continue reading

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Natures Harvest

So many flowers turn into berries, which then become food for all the wildlife visitors to the garden. This abundant harvest can make all the difference to the animals and birds who spend the winter months with us.

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