Category Archives: Trees

The Wonders of Acacias |Ornamental Trees for the Garden

 

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Winter Blooms on France’s Route of Gold

While much of France is still stuck in late-Winter’s chill, the almost year-round sunshine of the Cote d’Azur offers ample opportunities to explore ‘La Route des Mimosas,’ a “trail” spanning eight villages centered around the beautiful golden mimosa tree.

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Photo of the Week | A Canopy Road in North Florida

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How to Beat a Strawberry Tree

GV’s eyes and ears in Europe, Mike Alexander, introduces readers to an underused drought tolerant shrub (or small tree, if you prefer).

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Go Fig-ure | Too Much of a Good Thing

GV European correspondent and French horticulture expert Mike Alexander on his experience with the abundant fall fig harvest in southern France.

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Fall in a Nutshell | Walnuts in France

Mike Alexander, Garden Variety’s man in Europe and French horticulture expert, provides insights into walnuts, an important part of southern France’s agricultural and culinary culture.

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