St Catherine's Church, Hoarwithy (Graveyard)

Recent Photograph of St Catherine's Church (Graveyard) (Hoarwithy)

Here is a “Monkey Puzzle” tree. Monkey Puzzles belong to an era. They were introduced to Britain during Victorian times, and were planted as tiny shrubs as the decorative centrepiece in a formal garden. They were not expected to grow so big - becoming variously a joke, or an embarrassment!? However I think they look rather elegant and attractive!

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 4th July 2006.
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