Since I live in southwestern Ohio in Zone 6,1 grow my bay trees
in containers, and treat them as tender perennials, bringing them indoors when the temperature dips consistently to below 15 degrees.
A BAY trees
have been cultivated for thousands of years and its branches were used to adorn the heads of Greek heroes.
Fanning, who said his trip from Middleham took between four and five hours, kept Three Bay Trees
going well to land the one-mile auction maiden.
In 1998 alone, 171,600 Bay trees
have been planted.
From the Rio Road entrance, you can hike up the broad, well-graded Serra Trail into oak and bay trees
, then farther uphill on narrow Doolittle Trail.
Larger tender plants such as palms, bay trees
, cordylines, echiums, gingers and tree ferns can be wrapped up with horticultural fleece for winter.
Alternatives If you haven't space, decorate containerised olive or pyramidtrained bay trees
or standard holly bushes and put them outside your front door or on a balcony, anywhere outside where you get a good view of them.