Category Archives: Tree following

Tree following, November 2019

Liz – This is the now flowering Witch hazel in my garden here in Lexington, Kentucky.  I think that it’s quite an extraordinary sight when the flowers, looking like little strips of yellow ribbon,  appear at this time of year.  … Continue reading

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Tree following, October 2019

Liz – There has been a drought here in Lexington, Kentucky for the past six weeks so it’s not surprising that my Witch Hazel has shown signs of stress.  It was the driest and hottest  September on record. Once the … Continue reading

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Tree following, September 2019

  Liz – A couple of days ago I was lucky to see, and photograph, this Monarch butterfly on the Witch Hazel here in my garden in Lexington, Kentucky.       I love the canopy of shade that this … Continue reading

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Tree following, August 2019

There has been little change with either tree so it’s a rather brief post this month. Liz – Here in Lexington, Kentucky the aphid galls on the witch hazel in my garden that I mentioned last month have now all … Continue reading

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Tree following, July 2019

  Liz…This month I’m looking at the leaves of my Witch hazel here in my Lexington, Kentucky garden.  These two pictures not only show the leaf colour and shape but the little witches caps that appear each year on a … Continue reading

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Tree following, June 2019

A brief post for both trees this month. Liz…The witch hazel in my garden here in Lexington, Kentucky is alongside the path to the front door and arches over it to provide a shady canopy, which is most welcome in … Continue reading

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Tree following, April 2019

Liz…I’m amazed that the witch hazel in my garden here in Kentucky still has some blossom hanging on from last November.  The light buttery yellow has given way to a deeper yellow then brown.     The tree provides further … Continue reading

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