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I couldn’t walk the Hartland Peninsula without paying a visit to Westcountry Nurseries to see the National Plant Collection of Lupinus.  When I arranged this visit with Sarah Conibear in February it seemed to be perfect timing to see the … Continue reading

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Is that a…..?

Going around a garden with a bunch of National Plant Collection Holders is a joy for anyone interested in plants.  They can get excited about the fiercest looking plants the rarest and the most precarious We were at Overbecks in … Continue reading

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The Green Knight

Fourth generation nurseryman Harry Veitch (1840-1924) was knighted 100 years ago for his contribution to horticulture and the Devon Plant Heritage group are commemorating Sir Harry in their display in the Floral marquee at Chelsea Flower Show. The story starts … Continue reading

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