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Tag Archives: berries
Butterflies and Berries.
September is the time when butterflies are frantically feeding on the flowers in the garden and the berries are forming which will keep the birds fed through the first half of the winter and gradually changing colour now that the … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged berries, butterflies, Eupatorium maculatum atropurpureum, moths, Shrubs with berries 6 Comments
Sometimes September and October days bring misty mornings, which are then an excuse to search the garden for spiders webs, spangled with moisture, glistening like diamonds in the early sunshine when it breaks through the mist.
Posted in News Tagged acorns, berries, Conkers, food for birds, leaves 32 Comments
Decreasing numbers. GBBD November.
Halfway through November and it is very clear that we don’t have as many flowers this month, I think the flowers have decided that winter will soon be with us. We have had a very mild November so far, with … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged autumn flowers, berries, November flowers 22 Comments
Larder for wildlife.
As the days go by, I’m finding more and more berries ripening in the garden. Our birds , insects and animals come to rely on what is growing in our gardens. Those that will be hibernating have to stock up … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged autumn berries, berries, food for birds, food for mammals, winter berries 30 Comments
Still flowering. GBBD October.
I managed to have a few minutes just walking round the garden the other day, so made the most of it and took some photos for GBBD. The garden is managing quite well without attention from me, the only problem … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged autumn perennials, berries, late flowers, October flowers 32 Comments
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
Posted in News Tagged Apples, Arum, autumn, Berberis, berries, blackberry, Cotoneaster, Elderberry, feeding birds, Hawthorn, Honeysuckle, Pyracantha, sloe 20 Comments
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
Posted in News Tagged bamboo, Bark, berries, coloured stems, Cornus, evergreens, ghost bramble, grasses, heather, phormium, willow, wintergarden 16 Comments
I’m not ready for Autumn!
Early mornings now have a chill about them which wasn’t there a few days ago, quite often we start off with mist or fog which the sun burns away a couple of hours later. Sometimes when looking towards Exeter we … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged autumn, berries, cyclamen hederifolium 18 Comments
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
Posted in News Tagged acorns, Arum, Berberis, berries, birds, Conkers, Cotoneaster, holly., Ivy, Leycesteria formosa, Lonicera, Pyracantha, Rosa glauca 10 Comments