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Ornamental Plants

Pineapple Guava, The Red Stamens with Yellow Anthers

Pineapple Guava (Acca sellowiana, syn. Feijoa sellowiana)

Pineapple Guava is an evergreen shrub or small tree depending on where it is planted, it can also be eaten. That is, not the plant as a whole but the fruits it produces – whether the petals of the flower, petals consumed as it is or in salads.
However, the following article will not provide cookery recipes. A usable (as we want to believe) and a brief description of the main features of Pineapple Guava, in terms of its use as an ornamental shrub or as a fruit tree, will be given.
Bon appetite.

Immature and Mature Fruits of Strawberry Tree

Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo)

Strawberry Tree is a small tree or shrub of Mediterranean origin. It has an excellent appearance, not only thanks to its shiny evergreen and intensely green color foliage but also due to a remarkable speciality: in the same plant one can see certain seasons of the year at the same time almost all the plant parts, including the flowers, immature and its mature fruits.

Downy Birch Tree Foliage

Downy Birch (Betula pubescens, syn. Betula alba)

Lady Bitter Birch does not only make fine forests in the North, but equally generously contributes to creating beautiful gardens in the South. Now, when we say South, we do not mean completely South, but a South convenient for the manifestation of the lady’s generosity. Because all have a limit – even the generosity of the Bitter Birch.

Judas Tree Flowers

Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum)

Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum) is a tree of impressive appearance during the flowering period, but it is offered outside the ornamental uses – which we mention in the following article – and for many others. One of these, perhaps the most important, is its ability to provide for a perfect and historic hanging.

Rose classification - Roses of Old Garden

Rosa L. – Botanical and Horticultural Rose Classification

The Rose Classification, from some aspects, offers a better and deeper understanding of both its own species and the relationships between the different species, varieties and hybrids of the plant. But from some other aspects it seems to help create some kind of confusion.


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Planting or making a hole in the water? Anyhow somebody can see, it is certain that the artificial island, Freedom Cove, created by Mrs Catherine King and Mr. Wayne Adams in Canada, includes many plants, a vegetable garden and four greenhouses. As for the hole, yes and that is there. For fishing from the living room.