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The red barked thing looks like one of the coloured bark cornus used for winter colour. You prune it down(stool it) in Spring and then get new shoots,and bark colour for the winter.
The oak tree at the top of the garden
Once they're up they're pretty hardy. Mine will move from a frost free greenhouse to the unheated plastic polytunnel thing. They were fine last year doing that. If we have a really cold snap, cover with a bit of fleece as extra insulation.
I connected to the photobucket llnk using cut and paste in the browser.
If you click on the tree icon on the tool bar, you can upload directly on to here.
The first one looks like a senecio, now called brachyglottis. yellow daisy type flowerered shrub.
2nd one a variegated pieris.
3rd one looks like umbrella papyrus aka Cyperus alternifolius
Credale nursery is near to Hereford. It looks like a good source for anyone in the area.
try that to connect to Barnsdale slide show.
David, i think you should set up as their official photographer. Some of your pics are better than the ones on their website
I'm thinking June time for Barnsdale. My garden should be full to bursting with plants by then, so I won't be tempted to buy more. unless of course it is particularly exquisite, at which point I will dig something else up to make a gap.