Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Mariesii’ Family: Adoxaceae Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries.  It has outstanding flowers with widely spreading branches and vibrant shades in the Autumn.  ‘Mariesii’ is a […]

Amelanchier lamarckii as described by Caroline Garland

Amelanchier lamarckii or Snowy mespilus or Juneberry Family: Rosaceae Amelanchier are small erect deciduous trees or quite large shrubs with an open habit and showy white flowers in early spring.. They have red to purple fruits and have bronze-tinged young leaves turning orange and red in autumn.  It is elegant and delicate. It grows eventually […]

This garden is now complete, see the finished garden here » This was the state of the garden as we found it. It was a tiny garden at the back of a beautiful new development.  The fence to the left was sitting on a wall and on the other side was the public pavement.  The […]