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  1. Wow Alistair, such colour in your garden in December! I’m currently reading Rosemary Verey’s book ‘The Garden in Winter’. It’s an old book but still relevant. I love the garden in Winter and yours is just fabulous. I’m especially interested in your rowan, do you grow it in the ground? I usually plant to support our wildlife and my Rowan trees get stripped bare by the blackbirds and starlings which is why I planted them, but I would like to grow your Rowan and for once have a few berries for me to look at!

    • Hi Ellen, Yes, this Rowan is in the ground. It grows into an extremely handsome tree. I am not the greatest fan of Winter but am always excited that Spring is just around the corner.

  2. Alistair, your December garden is amazing. I have not seen the blooming Nerina, although I once bought a few bulbs, but they did not have flowers. Yours are wonderful, big and beautiful in color.
    I also liked Sorbus vilmorinii, its berries resemble the snow-berry bush (Symphoricarpos) in my garden.

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