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Plant of the Week ~ Berberis (Barberry)

This week we take a look at delightful shrub that is both eye-catching and great for wildlife – Berberis (barberry)! These perennial shrubs make great points of interest in the garden on their own or you can plant them as a hedge for an attractive, yet effective barrier. 414 more words

Wildlife Gardening

On weaving nests and fatherhood

I find it amazing to discover what birds will use to build their nests and how some will determinedly hang on to the dribs and drabs of life to construct a home. 667 more words


Cauliflower Salad with Shallots, Barberries and Pistachios

Recipe by: Yotam Ottolenghi

Serves: 4, as a side dish


  • 8 large banana shallots, peeled, trimmed, and quartered lengthways (330g)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil…
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Interstitial 82: Oops

The tiny berries are no longer on the barberry bush. I touched them and they broke off the stem onto my finger. Oops!

Interstitial 82: Oops by aldabwoods on tookapic


Interstitial 46: Bare Barberry

I enjoyed watching the bare barberry (sounds like a name for a distillery) branches light up in reddish brown tones when the sunlight shone through the trees. 34 more words


Sawdust In My Eyes

Pruning time again. This year I have a Master Pruning Plan. In the front garden: magnolia, barberry, cotoneaster, photinia, snowberry, Oregon grape. Those last two are the most challenging, being ferocious suckerers. 313 more words