Tag: Fagus

….and hedge bases

Winter months are a good time to catch up with hedge cutting. Always start at the base, a clean line with the first pass of the hedge trimmer…

Euonymus sieboldianus. Photo by Tony Garn

Translucent promise

Not all deciduous leaf, autumn colours are fiery shades. The foliage on the Euonymus sieboldianus growing in the glasshouse border is virtually translucent. Just as rewarding in the…

Viburnum furcatum. photo by Tony Garn

Viburnum furcatum

This plant is worth a closer look as the buds expand and the embryo foliage emerges from tight buds. Specimens of Viburnum furcatum are planted near the upper…

Autumn colour by front range. Photo by Tony Garn

Late autumn colour

Now that the clocks have changed and day length is becoming squeezed visit the garden to kick through carpets of fallen leaves. Appreciate the remains of the autumn…

Acer pseudoplatanus. Photo by Tony Garn

Low sun and silhouettes

With the snow still blanketing the land this is an ideal time to appreciate the silhouette of deciduous trees. At maturity the grandeur of forest trees dominates the…