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Winter colour from Avery’s

December 4th, 2014

It is surprising that even in the depths of winter the amount of colour that comes from foliage, berries and coloured  stems of  some shrubs that  is available to the gardener. Because most garden plants are dormant or have died down, colour of any sort stands out. The coloured stems of Cornus and willows in their […]

Betula utilis

January 26th, 2014

What can be better in the winter than the sight of the white bark of a birch tree against a grey sky,especially the variety Betula Utilus ,the Himalayan birch,which has an almost white trunks. They make an ideal tree for the garden, in being fairly quick growing,good yellow autumn colour ,create only a light shade […]