Tag Archives: nature

Birdwatching,,,,,,me?

My son Tony is a very keen birdwatcher. So he asked me to join him a few weeks ago to try and spot a rare bird of prey. I can’t remember the name, but it’s main food is these very … Continue reading

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Looking good !

This is my little Pyracantha in full flower. I have had this tree about 4 years and I just love it at this time of year.  

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Front garden – finished.

So I got the top-dressing put down today, this is a little better than before. A before and after photo.

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Ben’s place.

After our visit to Timpany we followed Ben for a wee nosey around his garden. Wow, what a great garden he has made, this is only 5 years work. With his choice of plants you can clearly see he is … Continue reading

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Hornbeam , Spring look !

I love this tree just as the leaves are coming out. Looks well in it’s new pot.

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Summer walk ?

I know it’s not, but it really felt” summer like” on my walk this afternoon. Intresting tree ! We have touch-down.

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Plant named !

I have been growing this plant for at least 7-10 years. I got this as a very small cutting from another Bonsai guy. It flowers like this for most of the summer, but I never really new it’s name or … Continue reading

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Just what he needs !

Just last Sunday Ian ask if I could lend a hand to dig a few trees up. These had been in the ground for at least 13 years. Sadly the guy who owned these was downsizing his collection. Once back … Continue reading

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Hornbeam – Rethink.

This Hornbeam of mine has not been growing in just the way I would like it to. After talking over this tree with Ian we decided to prune early to promote , hopefully, backbudding. As you can see I have … Continue reading

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New pot’s

Always great when a box arrives and I know it’s for ME! These are all the way from Germany. Some are a little different from those I already own.

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