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Tag Archives: laurel
It’s Blossom Time again.
The garden has been producing wave after wave of flowers, snowdrops, crocus, narcissus and now it’s blossom time once more. Time to lift up our heads and look above head height at all the flowers that are open at the … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Amelanchier lamarkii, April blossom, Blackthorn, Cherry, laurel, Prunus, Spring blossom 10 Comments
Foliage for August GBFD.
When I first started thinking about which foliage would be suitable to record for August’s Foliage Day, I didn’t think there would be very much as we are still suffering from a lack of rain. Fortunately I was wrong and … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Acers, august foliage, conifer, Cornus, Cotinus, Dahlia, erica, euonymous, Ferns, foliage, heuchera, holly., Hosta, laurel, Miscanthus, photinia, pontaderia, pulmonaria, rhododendron, yew 22 Comments
Thank goodness for Evergreens. GBFD for January.
At this time of year we look to all the evergreens that we have in the garden to provide interest and structure. Although there are quite a few flowers out at the moment, they are usually small like snowdrops, so … Continue reading
Foliage for February. GBFD.
I wasn’t optimistic when I went into the garden this morning to take photos of foliage for Christina’s foliage day, I know, I’m a day late, everything was looking very bedraggled after all the rain yesterday and overnight. Some parts … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Arum, cardoon m, conifer, Convolvulous cneorum, Cyclamen, euphorbia, helichrysum, hemerocallis, Ivy, laurel, pittosporum, pulmonaria 14 Comments
January Foliage for GBFD.
I can imagine that most people will be posting beautiful photos of frost encrusted leaves for this months foliage day, not me however, as we are still waiting for our first frost. I have sown some meconopsis seeds and am … Continue reading
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
Posted in News Tagged choisya, Cornus, Cotoneaster, euonymous, fatshedera, fir, Ivy, laurel, Mahonia, willow 18 Comments
All the Greens
At this time of year as we are waiting for the new wave of bulbs to appear and start their flowering bonanza, once more I am so thankful for all the evergreens (or golds etc ) that I have planted … Continue reading