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A beautiful holly hedge. Evergreen holly makes an excellent hedge that looks good all year round. Holly provides food and shelter for birds and other wildlife. If you're thinking of planting a hedge, ensure that your hedge grows right down to the ground, hedgehogs shelter and often nest under hedges, so this is an important habitat for hedgehogs and other wild animals.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata Pendula'. Is a variegated female holly with a weeping habit.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata Pendula', pictured at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens'.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

The Holly Walk at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, pictured in November.

Christmas at Kew 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

With the shorter daylight hours that winter brings, every moment outdoors feels like a gift. Spending your time outside in beautiful surroundings, with friends or family, can make the moment even more precious. At the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, you can walk through avenues of beautiful, rare, and ancient trees, which will inspire and uplift you at any time of year. If you’re looking to find some winter inspiration, there’s nowhere better to visit than the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Kew…

A Holly Blue Butterfly, also known by its scientific name of Celastrina argiolus, pictured resting on Ilex aquifolium 'JC Van Tol', a self-fertile female holly that readily produces bright red berries every winter, without the need for a male pollinator in the near vicinity.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

This Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' was purchased from Squire's Garden Centre in Milford.  This standard, evergreen holly would make a perfect Christmas gift.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

A closer look at the leaves of Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens'.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Hollies flower over a prolonged period, which is very beneficial for bees and other pollinating insects.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, is a great garden to visit to see lots of different varieties of holly.

Christmas at Kew 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

With the shorter daylight hours that winter brings, every moment outdoors feels like a gift. Spending your time outside in beautiful surroundings, with friends or family, can make the moment even more precious. At the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, you can walk through avenues of beautiful, rare, and ancient trees, which will inspire and uplift you at any time of year. If you’re looking to find some winter inspiration, there’s nowhere better to visit than the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Kew…

This Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' was purchased from Squire's Garden Centre in Milford. This standard, evergreen holly would make a perfect Christmas gift.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

This Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' was purchased from Squire's Garden Centre in Milford. This standard, evergreen holly would make a perfect Christmas gift.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens'.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…