Category Archives: Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

 

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

A weekend in Worcestershire

Last weekend I had the chance to visit Malvern in Worcestershire before hosting the Plant Heritage Members’ day at Bodenham Aboretum and we chanced upon Picton Garden at Old Court Nurseries who keep a National Collection of Michealmas Daisies.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized

Plants for the future workshop with the RHS

Originally posted on Michael Perry – Mr Plant Geek:
I was really excited to be invited to a special workshop at RHS Wisley, entitled ‘Plants for the Future’, which brought together plant breeders, product developers, growers, national collection holders, plant…

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

An apple for apple day…or 72 at Clumber Park

Originally posted on National Trust Press Office:
In a nod to apple day, the National Trust’s Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire is celebrating its recent National Collection ‘award’ for its apple collection, making it just one of five collections culinary apples in the…

Posted in Uncategorized