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Tag Archives: Lonicera
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
Posted in News Tagged Box, Buxus sempervirens, conifers, euonymous, evergreens, Lonicera 22 Comments
Short Back and Sides for the Box.
The Rule Book says that box balls should be cut on Derby Day, which, to those of us who don’t follow horse racing, is the first weekend in June or thereabouts. I say rules are there to be broken and … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Box, cutting box balls, Lonicera, time to cut box 28 Comments
Foliage in February. GBFD.
As soon as I started looking round the garden to see what sort of foliage I could photograph, it was obvious from all the new shoots that there were, that most, but not all the photos would be of the … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged acanthus, Arum, bluebells, Box, Buddleja, cardoon, clematis, colchicummontbretiaallium, cowslips, Cyclamen, euphorbia, February foliage, Fennel, fritillaria, hemerocallis, heuchera, hydrangea, libertia, Lonicera, Ophiopogon, Paeonia, phlomis, phormium, pittosporum, Rose, tulips, yew 28 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
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
Posted in News Tagged Arum, Berberis, Cotoneaster, food for birds, Hawthorn, Honeysuckle, Leycesteria, Lonicera, Ophiopogon, Pyracantha, rose hips 22 Comments
New Shoots Everywhere. GBFD.
I have used this months Garden Bloggers Foliage Day to concentrate on all the new shoots that are bursting everywhere around the garden. Lots of plants have been cut back and buds are now opening with a promise of what … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged actinidea, Allium, Arum, Berberis, brunnera, Buddleja, caltha, Colchicum, euphorbia, fritillaria, hemerocallis, hydrangea, Lonicera, meconopsis, milleum, paeony, philadelphus, physocarpus, pulmonaria, rheum, rose. y, Spirea, Viburnum, yew 16 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
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
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
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