Category Archives: Trees

Wordless Wednesday – Sticky Buds

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Wordless Wednesday – Tossed Tresses and Twisted Trunks

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Wordless Wednesday – Looking up

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Wordless Wednesday – Foraging for sweet chestnuts in Hatfield Forest

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Loving the Lilac – Saving the Scent

I do love Lilac. There is something both old-fashioned and comforting about it. It brings to mind family teatimes enjoyed outside, beneath jolly bunting or inside blanket wigwams, with cake, scones and cream and pints of tea or lemonade. It’s … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A Sniff of Spring

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Wordless Wednesday – Wind in the Willows

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Wordless Wednesday – ‘Ah’ moments at Anglesey Abbey

 

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Wishing you Peace and Happiness!

“One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether … Continue reading

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National Tree Week 2019 – Day 7/8: The dichotomy of the Prickly Castor Oil Tree

So here is an exotic, tropical-looking tree (height ~25m), often grown to give a jungly feel to a garden, that can rather surprisingly take temperatures of down to -40 deg C. Yes, it’s seriously that hardy. It’s name is Kalopanax … Continue reading

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