Showtime

National Collection Holders and volunteers came together this week with staff from Plant Heritage and the RHS to continue planning the 2013 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.  The RHS are revamping the show creating three zones so that visitors can focus more easily on their interests.  So we are on the move again and will be …

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Plonkers

'The challenge of making small gardens and using natives whenever possible' This was the topic of Laura de Beden's lecture at the Surrey group February meeting and she started by showing us some of her inspirations; the natural landscape in the Garden of the Gods in Colorado, the structure in a scene of volcanoes ascending to …

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Keeping warm

Recently it has been sunny enough at lunchtime to venture out into the walled garden at Loseley and enjoy the first signs of spring. Snowdrops under the ancient mulberry tree. The vegetable garden cleared and marked out ready for planting. Pelargoniums getting a breath of fresh air. Seedlings making progress in the greenhouse. And keeping them …

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A wonderful welcome in Somerset.

Somerset group recently held their annual Collection holders meeting, where Committee members and Collection holders met for lunch to exchange news and updates. The dedication and enthusiasm of everyone was paramount at this warm and friendly event. Some were founder members of Plant Heritage from 1978 so they really will be celebrating our 35th year! …

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