Featured Posts in'Japan' Category

Growing Hepatica

Hepatica Tips Hepaticas are among the most beautiful flowers of early spring. February and March is the best time to Read more..

Febuary First

This is the only Camellia that survived the move to this house. It has many layered red flowers held above the Read more..

Gardeners Tips Top Ten Alpines 2010

Saxifraga grisebachii Rhodohypoxis Colcium ‘Angels Wings’ Saxifraga Read more..

Late Flowering Oriental Lilies

Oriental Lilies are native to China and Japan and are a later flowering variety of Lily. Oriental Lilies tend to Read more..

The bamboo garden…

Honey bee collecting pollen from a Rudbeckia laciniata 'Herbstson’ flower on an early September afternoon... EDP Read more..

August bank holiday weekend – rain or shine!

EDP article for Saturday 28th Aug 2010 Where has the summer gone? It only feels like yesterday that summer was just Read more..

Japanese Seven Herbs of Spring

The oldest anthology of Japanese poetry composed from 450AD refers to ‘seven plants showing green through the Read more..

Japanese Mume, Apricot or Plum

The Japanese have a long and detailed affair with fruit tree blossom. Apricots, Prunus armenaica and Plums, Prunus Read more..