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Cotinus coggyria: Smoking in the garden

Slow growing. Too big for a shrub and too small for a tree. Straggly. Did I say really slow growing?

Smoketrees can get a lot of heat from picky gardeners.  619 more words

Southern Ontario

Different Trees To Plant In Your Yard

Looking to spruce up your yard? Want to add more trees on your land? Not sure where to begin when it comes to picking trees to plant? 17 more words

Tree Landscaping

Ornamental Tree Trimming

I do not claim to be an arborist.  I have no formal training, but I can tell that my ornamental trees need help. They are all out of shape and I am afraid that if I do not cut them back, their tops will grow so stringy that they will break where I don’t want them to. 187 more words


Richard's Trees

We are lucky to have a good friend who has built up his own arboretum, a personal collection of the trees he loves, Elms, Liquidambers, Oaks, etc etc. 340 more words

Garden Photography

Cercis - the best tree for the May garden?

We have a Cercis canadensis in our garden and every year we look forward to its flowering period. The flowers are like small pea flowers and are the deepest brightest pink possible. 181 more words

Ornamental Trees And Shrubs

The Judas tree at Kew - Cercis siliquastrum in the Mediterranean Garden - a real star performance @kewgardens

Well, I think that just about gives you every angle! This remarkable tree, Cercis siliquastrum, also known as the Judas tree, forms part of the Mediterranean Landscape at Kew Gardens and is just about at its best just now. 129 more words

Spring Garden