Monthly Archives: March 2011

Vodafone World of Difference

We are lucky enough to have Veronika with us at the moment, who is funded by Vodafone, and she is helping out with the Threatened Plants Project. Yesterday, she and Sarah, our Threatened Plants Project Coordinator, braved the chilly wind … Continue reading

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Forestry Commission – News – phytophthora ramorum found in european larch for first time

Forestry Commission – News – phytophthora ramorum found in european larch for first time. Not good news, but as they say, hardly unexpected.  

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Orchids

Went to a really positive meeting yesterday at the Seedbank with Michael McIllmurray the Maxillaria collection holder, to talk about our orchid collection holders becoming involved with Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use (OSSSU). This appears to be one of … Continue reading

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Helleborus

Good article from Mike Byford in Derbsyhire Life

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Article on Brian Fearne’s cacti and succulents

On the Landscape Juice website here

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Update on Phytophthora ramorum

A very comprehensive update on Phytophthora ramorum can be found here.

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Bedgebury, RHS Libraries and other things..

Anyone interested in news from the RHS libraries (more fun than it sounds, trust me), have a look at the newsletter. Good talk from John Anderson of Exbury at the Sussex Group Spring Lecture on Saturday, and fantastic selection of … Continue reading

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