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Sunday, 14 February 2016

A Quick Garden Trip

We had a trip to Birmingham this week as younger daughter had an interview at the University. We went for a wander while she was having it and we visited the University Botanical Gardens. We only had an hour before closing time and the light was getting low. A little bit of late sun gave me the opportunity to take some pictures. I am saving some for Snap but here is a little taster.
 An arch of three types of nut tree.



I had a wander on my own while husband headed for the Tearooms.




When he emerged he confessed that he had a piece of sponge cake. He had seen me coming along the terrace and sneaked his empty plate onto another table so I wouldn't know. Only I didn't come in!
Ew There was one shrub that particularly caught my eye. 



Then the same shrub in yellow.



Any suggestions as to what it is will be gratefully received.







5 comments:

  1. I think the shrub is witch hazel, lovely pics.

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  2. Yes definitely witch hazel.

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  3. I love the idea of a nut tree arch and I never knew that was what witch hazel looks like

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  4. I can almost taste the hint of Spring coming off these lovely pictures

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  5. Whatever it is, witch hazel or not, it's really lovely!

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