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That's my spot

Had a bit of time left to plant one of the hamamelis. A nice spot in the new bee border.

hamamelis

resident psycho

The cat didn’t seem to be impressed. o0

Diary

Winter spice

Witch hazels are the first class shrubs that cannot be mistaken for any other plant. Their spidery, cold-hardy flowers open in the coldest weather and are not just showy, they are fragrant too. 219 more words

Bad Timing

It’s beginning to dawn on me that my timing may be a little out, it being January, and here I am committed to weekly posts about my garden, which at the moment is grey and gloomy and perishingly cold, and reluctant to offer up too many good stories. 672 more words

My Garden

Witch Hazel On Fire

The fiery yellow-orange glow of Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’ lights up an overcast day at Ness Botanic Gardens (January 2014).

Fabulous Flora

Time for some colour

For my birthday I got a voucher for the garden center. Today I was there and found something that will bring more colour in the grey and cold winter garden. 22 more words

Diary

Winter is Witch Hazel Viewing Time in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area

One of my favorite winter bloomers is witch hazel, a small shrub like tree.  The flowers themselves are small, only a few inches big, but their unique shape and ability to cover dark, bare stems with flashes of color add quite a bit of excitement in winter gardens. 417 more words

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