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The Leaf

A few days ago as I was on my way down the ramp into the back garden I was met by a leaf on its way in. I knew immediately from which tree it had come – a Cotoneaster in … Continue reading

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Queenswood Arboretum – Part 1 – the Acers

Late October heralds arboretum visiting time. Last year we visited Bodenham and Arley which we take a trip to most years but we also traveled a little further afield into Cheshire to the Jodrell Bank Arboretum and the National Memorial … Continue reading

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Just for a change we have no words just photographs to enjoy. A few sneak in near the end though! If only you could smell the leaves below! They are from the tree called Cercidyphilum and they smell so sweet. I think … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foliage – Leaf Patterns

On bright days I am always drawn in for a close up look at leaves. The sun displays their underlying structure, their network of veins, the things that give them shape, texture and strength. Zoom in for a closer look or … Continue reading

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