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Tag Archives: Horse Chestnut
Six on Saturday. 30. 10. 21
The warm weather has continued, but now we are having torrential rain each night so the garden is absolutely sodden and even flooded in places. Warm sunshine during the day is wonderful of course but having higher than average temperatures … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acer Osakazuki, Geranium Rozanne, Horse Chestnut, Ilex Golden King, Iris unguicularis, yew 10 Comments
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
Posted in News Tagged Acer, autumn leaves, Azalea, Betula, Cherry, Cornus, Cotoneaster, epimedium, evergreens, Ferns, foliage, Horse Chestnut, Viburnum 22 Comments
Disaster strikes the Horse Chestnuts.
Horse Chestnut trees, Aesculus hippocastanum , are very large deciduous trees, 36m tall, found in the countryside, parks and gardens.They have bold divided leaves with white spires of flowers in the spring which later, in the autumn, turn into the … Continue reading
Posted in Hints and Tips, News Tagged Aesculus, Cameraria ohridella, Horse Chestnut, Leaf Miner Moth 6 Comments
What a difference a few weeks makes, just a couple of weeks ago, the garden was mainly green with highlights of colour from the flowers. The month of October has been fantastic!!
Posted in News Tagged Acers, azaleas, Beech, Cornus, Cotinus, Hamamelis, Horse Chestnut, Miscanthus, Prunus, Silver Birch Comments Off on Autumn’s Pyrotechnics.
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.
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Arum, Berberis, Cotoneaster, Honeysuckle, Horse Chestnut, iris, Ivy, Leycesteria, Lonicera, Pyracantha, Rosa glauca, Sambucus, Viburnum Comments Off on Natures Harvest