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The beauty of beautyberry

A friend gave us a cutting from a beautyberry shrub a couple of years ago, and the new shrub bloomed and produced berries for the first time this year. 233 more words


Callicarpa bodinieri for a Profusion of Violet Berries in Autumn

When I initially discovered the Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’ I was first attracted by the name, Callicarpa that seems to roll off the tongue. Latin plant names excited and enthralled me as a bright-eyed 16-year-old apprentice horticulturist, with a passion for learning all about plants and Gardening. 169 more words

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Take Note of Your Elder...

It’s easy to ignore and disparage because it grows on waste ground or by canal-banks: few people would cultivate it deliberately but according to folklore elder is a special tree because it frames summer.   280 more words

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Purple Berries

These purple berries look good enough to eat, although looks can be deceiving…

I edited all the bruises and imperfections on the leaves using the paint program on my computer, if you find my editing noticeable, let me know and I’ll try my best to fix it (paint is the worst program ever).


Purple berries

Purple they are;
flowers they are not.

29 November 2013
Goochland, Virginia