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In autumn, the fabulous line of Himalayan birch trees ( Betula utilis ) along the path in the Double Walled Garden makes a statement, while on the ground, visitors can look out for the multi-coloured Waxcaps ( Hygrocybe spp .) ? fragrant mushrooms that abound in the garden?s unfertilised meadows and lawns
2015 The fascination of birch bark provides colourful interest during winter...Small trees are great for providing a backbone and Betula utilis ?Fascination? fits the bill perfectly providing both winter interest and structure...birch
Divided into four central segments, the density of planting ensured every inch of space was filled, both with plants at ground level, as well as trees such as silver birch and pencil cypress...
A winding route takes visitors past a luminous birch grove, sycamore seeds floating in the dark, trees on Clover Hill aglow against the night sky, and the sculptural Winter Garden brought to life in technicolour
Native and non-native trees and hedges, nectar-rich flowers, wildflower meadow, sedum roof and areas of long grass to help attract a diverse range of creatures...A number of trees will feature in the garden including a copse of taller specimens to create some shade in the garden...Birch, holly, rowan, hawthorn and crab apple will all support a diverse range of insects and fruits/berries in the autumn
Nectar and pollen for insects from flowering trees and shrubs...Forest trees such as oak, ash and beech, while excellent for wildlife, are too large for most gardens...In a garden dead trees or branches should be checked for signs of disease...
Consider planting berrying shrubs and trees, including favourites such as Malus , Sorbus , Cotoneaster and Pyracantha...Many birds nest in dense vegetation including shrubs, hedgerows and trees...Holes in trees provide a natural nest site for several species
Birch and prunus trees contrast the dogwoods tremendously in winter
Each season offers a different highlight, from snowdrops in January and February, spring bulbs including magnificent displays of hyacinths in the Formal Garden and tulips in the Himalayan Silver Birch Grove...The Winter Garden, planted with trees and shrubs chosen for their vivid stems, textures and scents, will brighten up the coldest of winter days...trees
Do you live or work in Greater Manchester and want to fill your city with plants and trees...Our small herd of rare breed Berkshire pigs have done a fantastic job of digging over the birch glade near the Historic Lake, making light work of clearing the ground there...As well as the usual horizontal, we?ve added vertical and oblique wires to help train our fruit trees into all sorts of wonderful shapes
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