Author Archives: Plant Heritage

London in bloom in February

A superb gold medal winning display was created by our Plant Heritage London Group, at the RHS Early Spring Plant Fair. The display illustrated a range of plants that are in flower or fruit now.  At first glance the display catches your eye with the wide variety … Continue reading

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Love your rose Collections on Valentine’s Day

We have 11 National Plant Collections of Rosa, spanning the UK from Edinburgh to Hampshire.  From old English roses to Scottish and Japanese roses, rambling, shrub and ancient Gallica roses – there’s a Collection to woo all lovers of the nation’s … Continue reading

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Plant Heritage at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – In pictures

 

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Plant Heritage at Borde Hill Gardens

The sun shone on our first national Plant Heritage event this year, held at Borde Hill Gardens, near Haywards Heath in Sussex, described as  ‘One of the country’s truly great gardens’ by Country Life magazine. Huge thanks to the generous Eleni … Continue reading

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Bressingham Gardens

At the AGM weekend in Norfolk, Bressingham Gardens provided a contrast to the visit to The Harralds, but proved equally fascinating, with interesting vistas throughout.  The garden was first developed by Alan Bloom (1906-2005), and opened to the public in 1962, showing … Continue reading

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Autumnal colours at Savill Garden

Despite persistent rain  a highly informative talk was given by Mark Flanagan, Keeper of the Gardens, at a recent visit by the Surrey Group to Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park. The Crown Estate, which includes Savill Garden along with the … Continue reading

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Autumn Delights by the London Group

The London Group have again put on a colourful display at the RHS London Shades of Autumn Show, displaying a wide variety of plants donated by individual and corporate members.  The kaleidoscope of colours from the orange/red colours of Autumn to the purple … Continue reading

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