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Easy Plants for a Front Garden

Easy Plants for a Front Garden

Front gardens often get neglected and dismissed when it comes to plants. But a small area can still look great if planted well. Choosing low maintenance, slow growing evergreens is one way of providing texture and colour all year round. This courtyard front garden worked well keeping the planting simple with interesting foliage. Euonymus are … Continue reading

Winter Birch Bark

Winter Birch Bark

Birches are for me the ultimate tree for winter. Stripped of their leaves they can display their beautiful papery bark that is irresistable to touch. I photographed this pink and grey birch recently at The Cambridge Botanic Gardens. It’s a Chinese Paper Birch (Betula albosinensis var. septentrionalis) and planted in the full winter sun it’s … Continue reading