Looking for lilies

One of Plant Heritage's newest Collection Holders, Madeleine Tinson  is looking for help to track down plants missing from her Collection. Mylnefield lilies were bred by Chris North in the 1960s and 70s at the Scottish Crop Research Institute (SCRI) at Invergowrie in Scotland. The name Mylnefield comes from the farm where the Institute was …

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Another great workshop

Another great workshop, thanks to the courtesy of our very good sponsors and friends NFU Mutual.  They provided hospitality and accommodation for our second workshop on Nomenclature, Plant Identification and Classification in Stratford- upon- Avon. Susyn Andrews, Consultant Horticultural Taxonomist, delivered a detailed full day workshop with great enthusiasm.  There was a wealth of information …

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Icons

Icon - a person or thing regarded as a representative symbol or as worthy of veneration (OED) Themes came thick and fast at Andrew Fisher Tomlin's recent talk for the Surrey group: not surprising really considering his portfolio career as a garden designer, lecturer, member of the selection panel for Chelsea Flower Show and Trustee for Thrive …

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Our new connection

The Garden Press Event was held at the Horticultural Halls last Thursday with over 70 companies represented and many well known faces in the gardening world seen walking the aisles - such as Roy Lancaster, Joe Swift, Pippa Greenwood, Matthew Wilson, Nigel Colborn, Peter Seabrook, Matt Biggs and many, many more.   It will be very sad to …

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