Monthly Archives: November 2010

Winter whites – a gloriously ghostly combination from the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

When I was a student we were always being asked to study and describe plant combinations – sometimes based around particular plants, sometimes around a particular colour or a seasonal theme. However, I don’t remember being asked to write about … Continue reading

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Wildlife Tree for November – Viburnum opulus, the Guelder-rose

Viburnum opulus, the Guelder-rose, is one of our most beautiful and versatile native shrubs. In November it is resplendent in hedgerows, boundary hedges, and woodlands with scarlet maple-like leaves, and jewel-like, red, translucent berries, which provide late Autumn nourishment for … Continue reading

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