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Acer palmatum dissectum 'Tamukeyama' flowers

The flower clusters of Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Tamukeyama’ appear as if they were made of satin. The tree ignites itself in the morning sun. ...

May 6, 2022 · Philippe

White Birch waking up

Magnificent and ephemerous spectacle A winter long of constraints revealed in tender leaves Birch has many subtleties ...

April 16, 2022 · Philippe

Aspen flowers

The temperature rose to 8 deg C in the garage and this Aspen came into blossom. This is a proof that the trees are waiting for the signal to burst into life. ...

February 5, 2022 · Philippe

Virginia creeper from spring to fall

Here are pictures of a large Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) over the last year. The plant was collected on a construction site and saved from an ineluctable death. ...

October 23, 2021 · Philippe

Crabapple blossoms

Each spring I hastily wait for the blossoms of my small crabapple. It then becomes a lovely bouquet that fills my home with the perfume of roses. At this point it is impossible to hide its belonging to the Rosaceae family. Peak blossom - May 9, 2021 Flower buds about to open - May 1, 2021 A few more days to wait. The crabapple is holding still for warmer days to welcome the pollinators....

May 10, 2021 · Philippe

Spring in winter

The trees in the garage are stimulated by the sun filtering through the window. Their biological clock is ticking as days are getting longer. Even when the temperatures are hovering above the freezing point, some impatient trees already show signs of awakening in the cold of winter. Two months before we can move them outside, here are some ealy bloomers. Acer palmatum Chaenomeles japonica...

February 2, 2021 · Philippe

Leaf emergence on white birch

April 25 confined still ready to burst April 30 life emerging crunchy greens...

April 30, 2020 · Philippe