Monthly Archives: May 2011

AGM in Sussex by the Sea

Here are some pictures from the AGM, the weather was not particularly kind, but a good time was had by all, the food was lovely and the company superb. Excellent speakers kept everyone entertained in the morning on a variety … Continue reading

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£4,500 donations from the Chelsea luggage/shopping drop

 Donations totalled a staggering £4,500.  So thank you to all those who helped raise this amazing amount of money.

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Don’t forget to leave your coat with us!

Facilities / RHS Gardening. Jo, our fundraising officer is in the Cloakroom as I type,waiting for your bags, coats and lunches. I will be there on Thursday with Genevieve, so will take some photos then.

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All ready for the AGM?

Just been to Arundel Castle with a friend to visit the Collector Earl’s Garden and it is looking spot on. I highly recommend it as a garden to cheer you up if you are feeling a little jaded. If you … Continue reading

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Cycling and plants, a perfect combination

At very long last, I have finally put the collection-visiting Sussex bike rides onto the website. They are both quite long, but offer excellent value in terms of collections per ride. The Haywards Heath ride covers 8 Collections and offers … Continue reading

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Looking for Deacons

Deacon pelargoniums were a group bred by the Reverend Stanley Stringer in Suffolk in the late 1960s and early 1970s. There appear (from reference to the Pelargonium Cultivar Register ) to be about 26 Deacons, from ‘Deacon Arlon’ to ‘Deacon … Continue reading

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