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A -Z of Garden Trees: K is for Koelreuteria

Koelreuteria is a genus of three species of flowering trees; K. paniculata, K. bipinnata and K. elegans

Common name:  Common names include Golden Rain Tree, Pride of India, China tree, or varnish tree.  461 more words


Hydrangea macrophylla Opal

Hydrangea macrophylla Opal

An exciting new European variety.  The flowers on this one age a gorgeous green.  When they open the flowers are either a rosy pink or violet blue depending on the soil.  50 more words

Hydrangea Macrophylla

Bye bye baby teeth

Dash is teething!
At present she has 8 canine teeth instead of 4 as her deciduous baby teeth are getting slowly pushed out by her permanent adult canines. 62 more words

Baby Teeth

A -Z of Garden Trees: J is for Juglans

The Walnut tree genus (juglans) has 21 species, but there are two main species in common garden or landscape use; the Black Walnut (Juglans nigra… 663 more words


Dear October

You hold a lot of meaning for me this year. Last year at this time, nobody knew if I’d make it to my next birthday. A friend of mine organized a party for my 33rd. 564 more words


Festival of Leaves: Week 2

Join in with this autumn challenge

Downy birch (Betula pubescens) is a deciduous broadleaf tree native to the UK and northern Europe and northern Asia.