- 10 FRUITY FAVOURITES. // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Dec2007, Vol. 31 Issue 197, p33
The article offers information on several berries that are favorites of birds. More than 90 birds love dogwoods which have small and seedy berries. Wild cranberry is popular among bohemian waxwings, American tree sparrows and ptarmigan. Hawthorn has pea-sized berries that may be red, orange,...
- BERRY BRIGHT. ANDREWS, JENNY // Garden Design;Nov/Dec2008, Issue 155, p30
The article presents several berries that can be used as garden design elements. The spindle tree, or Euonymus europaeus, is an airy, small tree barely noticeable most of the year. The Indian-currant coralberry or buckbrush, with a scientific name of Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, is a low-key...
- Bunchberry. Eastan, John // Forest & Thicket;1992, p44
Bunchberry plant belongs to the dogwood family. It is a low shrub found in cool, moist, acid woods. Four white, petal-like bracts surmounting a whorl of six leaves identify this low flower, which is replaced by a tight cluster of scarlet berrylike drupes in late summer. The plant is also known...
- VALORIFICATION OF ACID SOILS FROM TRANSYLVANIA USING HIGH BUSH BLUEBERRY (VACCINIUM CORYMBOSUM). PACURAR, Ioan; CLAPA, Doina; VEVERCA, Dan; DIRJA, Marcel; RUSU, Teodor; POP, Nicolae; OPREA, Viad; BUTA, Mihai // Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary;2008, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p198
The acid soils represent over 40% of Romanian soils. The most widespread being those that belong to the luvisoils class (over 25.5%), The most being found in the Transylvanian counties (Salaj, Satu-Mare, Maramures, Cluj). These soils are very good for the culture of the high bush blueberry...
- A tree for all seasons. Dean, Molly // Flower & Garden;May95, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p30
Describes various aspects of the dogwood plant. Legends about dogwoods; Medical and industrial applications; Comparison between the flowering and the kousa dogwood.
- The year of the dogwood. Meerow, A. // Horticulture;Apr89, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p60
Describes many varieties of flowering dogwood. Where they grow; How to care for them. INSET: Whence came the name? Dogwood Anthracnose (a disease which....
- Bright stems of winter. Sawyers, C. // Horticulture;Oct89, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p24
Discusses red and yellow dogwoods which change at every season and thrive in even the most inhospitable areas. Types of dogwoods; Landscape uses; Culture; Selecting dogwoods; Source information.
- Bunchberry. Fairall, Ruth // Horticulture;Dec93, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p80
Features the perennial plant bunchberry (Cornus canadensis), a member of the dogwood family. White flowers in spring; Edible red berries in autumn, which birds enjoy; Habitat; Ease of growth; Care.
- Dogwood days. Miller, Carol Bishop // Horticulture;Apr97, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p26
Presents information on the Huntsville Botanical Garden, focusing on dogwood (Cornus florida), the native flower. Information on Discula distructiva; Comments from Don Shadow, a nurseryman from Tennessee; Details on diseases which affect the existences of the dogwood; Information on the search...