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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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RHS Herbarium workshop at Wisley

The Botany and Herbarium department at RHS Wisley recently ran a Herbarium Workshop for Collection holders, hosted by Chris Whitehouse, Keeper of the Herbarium, with Barry Phillips and Mandeep Matharu. The importance of Herbarium samples as a permanent record of … Continue reading

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For the rain it raineth every day…

….but if you’ve been in horticulture for 50 years like Alan Titchmarsh, then you have the power to stop it – as demonstrated today at our exclusive event at Longstock. But starting at the beginning – the team arrive early … Continue reading

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The naming of things

Taxonomy – the classification of organisms in an ordered system that indicates natural relationships. So we know that all members of the ROSACEAE family will exhibit some common characteristics and those of the genus Rosa within this family,will share even more. … Continue reading

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Another great workshop

Another great workshop, thanks to the courtesy of our very good sponsors and friends NFU Mutual.  They provided hospitality and accommodation for our second workshop on Nomenclature, Plant Identification and Classification in Stratford- upon- Avon. Susyn Andrews, Consultant Horticultural Taxonomist, … Continue reading

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Get thee to a workshop

Continuing our programme of workshops for National Collection Holders we moved out of Surrey up to Stratford-upon-Avon, courtesy of our very good sponsors and friends NFU Mutual.  They provided hospitality and accommodation for two workshops this week, one on Plant … Continue reading

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Hot off the press

Chris Michell, representative of our long-standing sponsors, Brother, came to see us at Loseley to draw our 2011 raffle and June James couldn’t resist the opportunity to come and get some expert tuition for the packet labels for next year’s Seed Shop.  … Continue reading

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