Love your rose Collections on Valentine’s Day

We have 11 National Plant Collections of Rosa, spanning the UK from Edinburgh to Hampshire.  From old English roses to Scottish and Japanese roses, rambling, shrub and ancient Gallica roses – there’s a Collection to woo all lovers of the nation’s favourite flower.  Wherever you live, why not plan some visits to see them this summer? …

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Prize Day

The RHS Awards Ceremony held yesterday in the Lindley Hall rewarded several horticulturists associated with Plant Heritage.  James Alexander Sinclair, almost unrecognisable without his hat, compered with great aplomb and humour.  Here he stumbles over the word Rhodohypoxis and asks for advice on the pronunciation. Chris & Lorraine Birchall of Tale Valley Nursery and National Collection …

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