Tag Archives: evergreens

Spring foliage.

While taking a long look at the garden yesterday, it wasn’t the flowers that grabbed my attention, but the beautiful,  delicate leaves that are all unfurling from their cases. There are so many different shades of green as well as … Continue reading

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Formality in January. GBFD.

It is cold, it is freezing, so I just popped out very quickly to take some photos for today’s Foliage Day hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. I hope you are warm and safe Christina, after seeing the news … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal. GBFD February.

Once again it is time to be looking round the garden for any foliage which takes the eye. Everywhere there are signs of new life, leaves pushing upwards from the soil and leaves sprouting forth from bare branches. The leaves … Continue reading

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January Foliage. GBFD

At this time of year it is the evergreen foliage that is standing out in the garden and the new growth on plants that are lulled into a false sense of security with the mild weather that we have been … Continue reading

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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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June Foliage for GBFD.

As well as all the beautiful flowers that are out at the moment, the foliage just gets better and better . Not just evergreens, golds and silvers, but there are purples, bronze, peach and lots of shades in between. Texture … Continue reading

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Winter garden at Hilliers.

As I mentioned in my previous post, after visiting Wisley we headed south  and found a super pub near to Romsey for a bite to eat before visiting the Sir Harold Hillier Arboretum where I knew they had a 3 … Continue reading

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