It’s a question of personal taste!

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I think that the best career that someone can have, is one that is reflective of their personal tastes… Christina Ricci If someone was to ask me “which is your favourite Japanese Maple” I would, first of all, laugh because I would to think to myself ‘why, all of them’. You see, to choose just one cultivar would… Continue reading It’s a question of personal taste!

A Question of Personal Taste (2)…

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“A Garden of Purple is always in Bloom” unknown author In my previous blog, I talked a while about some of my favourite green varieties of the Acer Palmatum… Today, I want to talk about some of the purple/red varieties that I grow – they are, perhaps, the most popular choice for people choosing an Acer and I… Continue reading A Question of Personal Taste (2)…

A question of personal taste (3)…

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Variegation (of a plant or foliage) having or consisting of leaves that are edged or patterned in a second colour, especially white as well as green. A dictionary definition.. At the moment, I only have two varieties of variegated Acer Palmatum… the picture above is a new addition to my stock and is called Asahi Zura.. It’s a… Continue reading A question of personal taste (3)…

A Question of Personal Taste ….4

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Looking at Dissectum varieties of the Acer Palmatum! The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now…. Chinese proverb…. Today is the fourth and final blog looking at some of the different Japanese Maple varieties which are amongst my favourites chosen from those I grow (at the moment any way..)… Continue reading A Question of Personal Taste ….4