3 aqua roses 1 stem guelder rose
3 alstromeria Eucalyptus cineria 3 mini ceramic vases
Go green with a basket of pink gardening tools; Buy a membership of Garden Organic at Ryton, near Coventry; A guelder rose
tree; A book for those rainy days
Viburnums offer both scented flowers, usually in late winter or early spring, and then a variety of berries, from the gleaming red bunches of Viburnum opulus, or guelder rose
, to the little purple clusters of Viburnum tinus.
You can put almost anything into a mixed hedge like this - several apples we grew from pips are now residing in our hedge, as are cuttings from Viburnum opulus - the guelder rose
- and an enormous blackcurrant that outgrew its former site but seems very happy in its new home.
Viburnum opulus, the Guelder rose
, also springs to mind - a wonderful deciduous shrub with intricately cut grapevine-like leaves bearing pure white clusters of pom-pom flowers.
At the moment, I'm trying to use things you would normally see in the garden at this time of year, things like forsythia, pussy willow and viburnum, which is also known as guelder rose
On the second grave a native shrub such as hazel, dogwood or guelder rose
Their efforts culminated in a three-hour planting session on the site with SWWAN members, Northumberland Wildlife Trust volunteers and Shasun personnel all mucking in and planting blackthorn, hazel and guelder rose
Native hedging plants such as hawthorn, blackthorn, guelder rose
, wild rose and perhaps even some field maple, can be bought for planting bare root at a good price.
Elder, hazel and field maple make attractive fillers, and guelder rose
, viburnum opulus or the wayfaring tree, viburnum lantana, will add white blossom and berries.
opulus, the guelder rose
, is a common garden plant with its autumn berries and clusters of white flowers in early summer while V.
Great for the birds in many cases, but also lovely to look at, there are lots to choose from such as cotoneaster, many roses including the massive-hipped Rosa 'Geranium', pyracantha, and many of the Sorbus and Guelder rose