Tag Archives: Digitalis

‘Milk Chocolate’

The ubiquitous plant at flower shows last year was Digitalis parviflora, (sometimes given the cultivar name of ‘Milk Chocolate’), shown here on the Botanic Nursery stand, NCH of Digitalis, at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Inspired by hearing Mary and … Continue reading

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Filing fish

June was a bumper month in the RHS Garden magazine with articles on three National Collection holders; Terry Baker’s Digitalis, Evelyn Stevens’ Meconopsis and Henry and Susie Robinson’s Roses.  During 2011 Chris Lane, Sue Martin and Doug Smith have written … Continue reading

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Multicoloured Swap Shop

Broadcast by the BBC from 1976 to 1982, this was ground breaking TV of its time.  Although I don’t ever remember deliberately watching it, I used to have a Saturday job in my parents’ electrical shop where it would have been on the screen … Continue reading

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The shows go on

From RHS Cardiff in April through to Journees Des Plantes De Courson in October, via Chelsea, NEC Gardeners Live, RHS Hampton Court and Tatton Park, 2 Malverns, 2 Harrogates, 2 Harlow Carrs, Ayr, Shrewsbury, Sandringham, Southport, Gardening Scotland, and a few others … Continue reading

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