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Secretts

Hampshire were playing away on Saturday in Surrey, visiting Secretts Garden Centre near Guildford.  Alan Pullen had worked for the Secretts family for 58 years and has recently retired – so this was to be his final official tour of the … Continue reading

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People

It’s the people who make the AGM so very special: some regulars, some first timers.  This is a round up of some of the faces – not comprehensive by any means and in no particular order, but just a flavour … Continue reading

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Water gardens 2

Nine days earlier we had been at Longstock Water Garden for our exclusive fundraising event and what a difference those few days have made.  Hostas which were only dark purple spikes showing through the soil were now green with unfurling leaves; … Continue reading

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Butterflies

Butterfly Conservation currently has over 34 Nature Reserves, one of them being Magdalen Down just east of Winchester, the venue for the 2013 Plant Heritage AGM.  After a cup of tea, there’s nothing better after a long car journey than … Continue reading

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