Lily of the valley

One of the most beautiful flowers which bloom in May are lilies of the valley. They are not just pretty, but they also have very nice smell. Lily of the valley commes from a family of lily plants. In Polish conditions it is very popular. It grows wildly in forests, Read more…

Nadwiślanka Cherry

Nadwiślanka Cherry (which means in Polish a Cherry seen along the Vistula river) is a fruit tree, which grows in Poland since 19th century. In 1925, John Krupa with students from his school planted it along the road connecting two villages in the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship in Poland: Słupia Nadbrzeżna and Read more…

Forsythia

Forsythia is a shrub, which people use as an ornament in many gardens. It arouses city gardens because even before growing leaves there grow beautiful yellow flowers. It blooms in March and in April. In Latin it is named “Forsythia” and it belongs to a family of olive plants. It Read more…

Crocus

Crocuses are small flowers, which start growing just after the last frosts. They’re beautifull and they awaken the world after winter. In my garden there is a lot of them and they grow wildly. Another name of crocus is saffron. It belongs to an Iridaceae family. In Latin it is Read more…

Common Hazel

Common hazel is a quite big shrub. It can live 60 – 80 years. Mostly it is known by its fruits, although it has as well very interesting flowers. Name of a common hazel in Latin is “Corylus avellana”. It belongs to a birch family and it grows in Poland naturally. Read more…

Common Barberry

There are many species of barberry in the world, but only one of these grows in Poland naturally. It is named common barberry. It is one of the most popular ornamental plants in Poland. It is not only beautifull, but it is healling too. That’s why it is so interesting. Read more…

Norway Spruce

It’s a Christmas period and one of the trees which are used as a Christmas tree in our houses is Norway spruce(“Picea abies”). Even if in its English name there is a word Norway it is very popular in Poland. Unfortunately it loses its needles really fast, but it has Read more…

Seaberry

Seaberry is a very interesting shrub. I’ve red about it a lot, so I hope that you will like it too. Seaberry has a lot of names and among them: Russian Pineapple or Gold of Siberia. This is because it is very well known in Russia and its smell, taste Read more…

White Dogwood

White Dogwood is a very common shrub and it looks beautiful. You can see it in big gardens or as a hedge. I think it is the prettiest dogwood species, so I will present it to you with the pleasure. In Warsaw one of the places you can see it Read more…