Wildlife gardening – trees to attract bees in spring. The top trees to attract bees to your garden from Telegraph gardening’s list of flowers and plants. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/beekeeping/9981527/The-best-spring-flowers-and-plants-to-attract-bees.html?frame=2531042 Pussy willow Pussy willow is a name given to many of the smaller species of the genus Salix (willows and sallows) when their furry catkins are young […]
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Trees & Shrubs Recommended native trees for gardens from The Royal Horticultural Society; Field Maple – Acer campestre RHS page Acer campestre Silver Birch – Betula Pendula RHS page Betula pendula Hazel – Corylus avellana RHS page Corylus avellana Holly – Ilex aquifolium RHS page Ilex aquifolium Rowan / mountain ash – Sorbus aucuparia RHS page Sorbus aucuparia Large Trees 25m (80ft) or over […]
Indian Bean Tree Pruning in Haringey March 2015. The bean-like seed pod is the origin of the alternative vernacular names Indian bean tree and cigar tree for Catalpa bignonioides and Catalpa speciosa, respectively.
Magnolia is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae. Magnolias are prized worldwide for their flowers and forms. Growing as large shrubs or trees, they produce showy, fragrant flowers that are white, pink, red, purple or yellow. Some forms are evergreen with glossy and leathery […]