What can you grow to give the December garden winter interest? Despite the ravages of a Scottish winter giving us temperatures earlier this week that never even reached zero during the day. Along with soil that’s literally as hard as a brick. This garden is not asleep! For starters it’s been the location for an buffet party all day every day with seed heads. Sunflower hearts for main course and crab apples or berberis berries for dessert. But along with the wildlife there is lots more December garden winter interest to be found.
December Garden Winter Interest …
Bayberry | Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea ‘Helmond Pillar’ red berries H4
Rosie is a garden photographer, writer and nature lover. She enjoys soaking up nature and is easily distracted from doing the weeding by anything that flutters, flies, buzzes, creeps or crawls! She enjoys sharing the beauty of creation through her photography. Rosie has been featured on TV on BBC2's The Beechgrove Garden and she uses the outdoors as her natural light studio. Her work can be seen at one of Scotland's only photography galleries - Close Gallery, 4b Howe Street, Edinburgh.
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