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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Thursday, March 31, 2011

{Our Viburnum Tinus & Viburnum Macrocephalum - Chinese Snowball Viburnum}


  • This year the Chinese Snowball Viburnum Viburnum Macrocephalum is blooming a lot earlier than last year. But since the photos from past Sunday turned out too dark due to the rainy weather I will post last year's for you to have a better view. Their huge and pure white balls are stunning, provided that the weather is cooperating...


  • On March 14, I took these photos from our Viburnum Tinus. This is an evergreen shrub with rather leather like leaves, that produces pinkish white fragrant blossoms in early spring. This one is from the Durio Nursery in Louisiana.
  • In German this is called: Lorbeerschneeball or Mittelmeerschneeball...

  • Okay, coffee and tea with cake is served in the gazebo after your Garden Tour from Book an Event with us and by now you know your way around!


9 comments:

  1. Liebe Mariette,

    euer Schneeball blüht ja wundervoll!!! Ich liebe diese Blüten. Sie erinnern mich immer so an Hortensien.
    Bei euch sieht es überhaupt schon so schön Frühlinghaft aus. Und auch wenn euer Schneeball in diesem Jahr nicht so üppig blüht, so glaube ich doch, dass er wunderbar aussieht. Den Winterlorbeer haben wir auch im Garten, aber in den letzten zwei Jahren hat er nicht mehr geblüht. Weiß auch nicht woran es liegt. Vielleicht war ich etwas sparsam mit dem Dünger.

    Liebe Grüße aus dem mittlerweile etwas wärmeren Norden Deutschlands schickt dir Elvira

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  2. hee Mariette...die bloem op die eerste foto's lijkt wel héééél erg op de hortensia he! Viburnum, die staan ook zo mooi in een vaas, kun jij de verleiding weerstaan??;)

    Liefs,
    Lynda

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  3. I love the Chinese Snowball the big white fluffy balls look spectacular and smell nice.I want to thank you for visiting my blog i write my blog in Czech but i now live in Australia.

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  4. hallo Mariette
    O...wat is je sneeuwbal mooi!!!!!werkelijk een lust voor het oog!!!!ik heb ook een in mijn tuin maar die balletjes van mij worden niet zo groot als die van jou.
    Een lieve groet van Elly.

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  5. Maravilhoso!!!
    Viva a alegria da primavera!
    Amiga um lindo e doce dia!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil.
    ✿ܓܓ♫
    °º
    •*• ♫° ·.

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  6. Lovely pictures Mariette, I know you like white flowers now.
    Have a nice wekeend,

    Janny.

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  7. Jeetje, jij hebt een compleet arboretum, en het is daar wel wat vroeger dan hier, hier zitten ze nog lekker warmpjes in de knop,
    maar zaterdag wordt het ineens weer 25 graden...dus wie weet, komen ze dan ook tevoorschijn

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  8. it would be a nice morning to have coffee and cake at your gazebo, after having look your wonderful white blooms, such pretty snowballs, very big!!!!
    I´m so happy that you are sharing your beautiful garden with us this year!!!!!
    hugs my dear

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  9. Liebe Mariette,
    o ja, jetzt weiß man die deutsche Namensbezeichnung, das ist toll, dass Du ihn hinzufügt hast ;-)))
    Nochmal zu den Blüten: Ungeöffnet sind die Blüten unseres Lorbeerschneeballes am Anfang auch rosa und wenn sie ganz offen sind, sind sie reinweiß und das rosa ist weg. Unser schmückt sich auch noch im Herbst mit glänzenden blauen Beeren, das ist sicherlich auch bei Euch so?
    Ist der Duft nicht herrlich?
    Lierbe Grüße von Traudi.♥ , die sich gleich noch zum anderen Post klickt ;-)))

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