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Treasure room

In the past weeks you have been invited to discover the wonderful gardens of Norfolk, such as the private garden of the Bishop of Norwich, The Harralds, Bressingham, The National Collection of Fuchsia introduced by James Lye and East Ruston Old Vicarage. Last but … Continue reading

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Red labels return

Given the interest sparked by red labels at last year’s annual Plant exchange, they made a great return this year, highlighting even more threatened plants. The rules haven’t changed though : plants tagged as “Endangered in Cultivation” are rare commercially … Continue reading

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Red Labels on Boxing Day

Not a strong drink, but a definite exchange of goodwill – this year with a twist, as the Threatened Plants Project met the Plant Exchange. Threatened Plants? Fifty-six different genera of lovely garden plants have now been analysed (see full … Continue reading

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Follow that Dahlia

The Annual Plant Exchange took place at our weekend in Lancaster – a great share out of rare and unusual plants among our members.  Plants were brought from all over the country to be sent to members who had requested them at the … Continue reading

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Little beasties

The next step in the propagation of Dahlia ‘Princess Marie José’ for the Plant Exchange saw me retrieving the tubers from their winter nest of shredded paper, laying them out in seed trays and covering with compost.  I brought my propagator into … Continue reading

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Swapsy

One of our conservation strands is the Annual Plant Exchange; rare plant material contributed by National Plant Collection Holders and Plant Heritage members is shared out among our members.  The rules of this exchange are very simple – the offered or requested … Continue reading

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