Japanese maple

Dwarf Japanese maple (Acer palmatum ‘Beni-hime’) growing in a container. (Photo by Brendan Adam-Zwelling)

Dwarf ‘Beni-hime’ Japanese maple perfect for container

Judith Adam

The dwarf Japanese maple Acer palmatum ‘Beni-hime’ is perfect for planting in a container. It doesn’t reach its potential size in the container.

‘Etna’ shrub rose (Photo by Brendan Adam-Zwelling)

Moving shrubs in autumn

Judith Adam

With the first frost of the season, gardening time is growing short. There's still time for moving a few shrubs, including my favourite shrub rose, ‘Etna’.

Japanese maple (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Japanese maples on a budget

Garden Making

Japanese maples are small trees and shrubs, suitable for almost any garden where there is half a day of sun and moist, organic well-drained soil.