Monthly Archives: April 2014

A pound hole for a penny plant

I had never heard this expression before Monday evening when it was used by Kevin Hughes in his talk to the Surrey PH group about Woodland Gardening.  The truth of the saying – concerning the importance of preparation, can apparently allow plants, … Continue reading

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A Pulmonaria with runners

I have had a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon for over a year, I wasn’t able to run last year, but this year was a perfect opportunity to run for Plant Heritage. I was lucky enough to get this … Continue reading

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Prize Day

The RHS Awards Ceremony held yesterday in the Lindley Hall rewarded several horticulturists associated with Plant Heritage.  James Alexander Sinclair, almost unrecognisable without his hat, compered with great aplomb and humour.  Here he stumbles over the word Rhodohypoxis and asks for … Continue reading

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Woo hoo for Wisley

As The Onion might headline it, ‘Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship garden grows more plants than other gardens’. The truth is that RHS Garden, Wisley has by far and away the most variety for anyone to see – not just the … Continue reading

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Busy day

April 1st.  SE Coordinators meeting at Vincent Square meeting with the RHS about the Plant Heritage marquee at Hampton Court a chance to visit the RHS Spring Show at the Westminster Halls and an invitation to hear Kate Bradbury talk about … Continue reading

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