Monthly Archives: September 2011

Japanese Holly Cloud Trees | by Myles Challis

Japan is well-known for its artful practice of cloud pruning or shaping trees and shrubs.  These plants are formed into large curved shapes or sculptures and are a key ingredient in creating a peaceful Japanese Zen garden.    Tweet

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10 of the Best Trees and Shrubs for Autumn and Winter Colour

Autumn is nature’s planting time – we have selected 10 trees and shrubs we consider most vibrant and useful for autumn/winter interest. Tweet

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Magnolia Grandiflora creates Instant Impact!

Magnolia Grandiflora This magnificent evergreen magnolia tree is called grandiflora due to its massive showy flowers and large, shiny, dark green, leathery leaves (the undersides of which are an unusual copper colour). Tweet

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