Tilia (lime) is the most commonly used tree for pleached walks; usually the red-twigged lime (Tilia platyphyllos 'Rubra'). Ash, beech, chestnut, hornbeam and plane can also be pleached, as can apples and pears. These can often be obtained ready trained.Oct 7, 2014
VIDEO: Biblical Noah's Ark Replica Sails in the Netherlands. Johann Huibers, a born-again Christian, spent 20 years building it. The LORD then said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation.” – Genesis 7:1 After having a bad dream about a flood, he woke up and decided that he needed to build an ark. It is a full-sized replica of the ark that Noah built. It will be a tourist destination. (10/16/2013) Videos: Christian (CTS)
shades of purple provided by 'Beni Otake' Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Beni Otake') and 'Velvet Cloak' smokebush (Cotinus coggygria 'Velvet Cloak'). The chartreuse foliage of 'Mellow Yellow' spirea (Spiraea thunbergii 'Ogon'), 'Golden Spirit' smokebush (Cotinus coggygria 'Golden Spirit') and Bowles' golden sedge (Carex elata 'Aurea') adds high contrast, taking center stage.