Plants, animals and people

You might remember Gillian's article earlier this year, "Measuring the Marigolds" on the Dispersed National Collection of Calendula. To celebrate the Bronze Medal awarded to the display at Hampton Court Flower Show in July, a social event was organised a month ago at Bristol Zoo Gardens: Representatives of the community groups growing Calendula across Bristol (schools, community gardens, youth groups, …

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Around the world in 15 metres

Worldwide Conservation was the tall order brief for our central feature given to garden designer Claudia de Yong - and all in a garden 15 metres long.  After months of research into the plants and sourcing them, Claudia and Mick meticulously assembled the garden and created 5 interlocking roundels, each one representing a different continent. …

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