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 you the best of the High Weald landscape (and hills- sorry). It also passes all …

Continue reading Cycling and plants, a perfect combination

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 Trousseau'. Rev. Stringer (or Canon Stringer as he was later) also bred the 'Occold' series …

Continue reading Looking for Deacons