Quotes for the pair were quickly chalked up, with Mahonia
a best-priced 20-1 and Shoreacres five points bigger.
barely came off the bridle when justifying 4-7 favouritism on his hurdling debut in the 2m1f novice event, prompting Stan James to quote him at just 16-1 for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle.
amp; this is a winter must; MAHONIA
Gives off a lily-of-the-valley-style scent fromNovember to March; VIBURNUM DAWN Adds vibrant colour and a wonderful hyacinth-style smell Pictures: GAP/ ALAMY/ MARIANNE MAJERUS/ GARDEN PICTURE LIBRARY
THE foliage is unpleasantly spiky, but plant a Mahonia
in a spot where the leaves aren't easily accessible and you can enjoy its bright yellow flower spikes to your heart's content.
Earlier at Exeter, Mahonia
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Topiary always works well in a small space, but if you can't bear a formal look go for a series of specimen shrubs with interesting shapes such as yucca, phormium, fatsia and mahonia
or shapely conifers like Skyrocket juniper.
Buddleia, chaenomeles, roses and conifers are not easy to move, and magnolia, mahonia
, cytissus, cistus and lavender are notoriously difficult and should mostly be left where they are.
Nicholls enjoyed better fortune in the bumper when Mahonia
and Sam Thomas nipped clear up the straight to make a winning debut for the champion trainer.
The solution here is to plant a border with resilient shrubs such as Viburnumtinus, dogwood (pictured), mahonia
and berberis to create a barrier in front of the entrance and maybe a similar one at the exit of the alley.
LAST time in my A-Z of plants we looked at magnificent mahonia
For a security hedge, try blackthorn mixed with hawthorn, pyracantha, cotoneaster and mahonia
Prune | winter flowering shrubs such as mahonia
and viburnum when they have finished their display.