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5 garden plants to banish winter gloom.

Winter flowering shrubs which bring colour or scent, preferably both, are to be welcomed during the cold months of January and February. I like to plant them near the house so that they can be viewed from a kitchen window or where I can smell them on the way to the front door. 313 more words

Plant Focus

Witch Hazel

Taken on this day last year, a close up of witch hazel blossom.  Hamamelis is a super shrub/small tree that flowers in January – March, depending on the variety.   32 more words


Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: I Tried, Honestly I Did....

On the 15th of every month Carol at May Dreams Gardens hosts a Blooms Day meme, where we can see what is flowering in each others gardens – at this time of year when there is such a variety of weather in different places it is particularly fascinating so do pop over to her blog and follow the links. 192 more words


Witch Hazel...

…waits in the wings for the next warm day.



Een nieuw jaar! De eerste hele vroege voorjaarsbloemetjes uit de tuin van oma “Bergen”. Bloemetjes van de winterjasmijn en de toverhazelaar, hamamelis.

Winter in bloom

My long-cut through Prospect Park this morning revealed an unexpected moment- the American witchhazel in bloom! Typically this small native tree/ large shrub blooms in the late fall, possibly it was delayed this year due to the mood swings in weather. 52 more words