Rubus fruticosus , and it’s relative, native Irish cousins

Rubus fruticosa …….aka blackberry or bramble Genus: Rubus, Species fruitcosa, Family Rosaceae Yes it’s back to brambles again. I felt that I had to plumb the depths of the Rubus species a bit more. This very useful book called the Census catalogue of the flora of Ireland¬†I have in my possession, and as it says […]

Brambles and other thorny subjects

Brambles On this mild day it feels so nice to be out and about tackling ¬†thorny issues such as the strangling habits of brambles. I have always been attracted to these plants. Some of the most amazing plants on this planet of ours are ferocious. My all time favorite is the rose. Today I released […]