Tag Archives: propagation

Myth busting

Through a staff member, Plant Heritage Surrey Group was lucky enough to receive money from the charity arm of The Times to train 10 of our members on propagation courses with nurserywoman, author, botanist and lecturer Marina Christopher of Phoenix … Continue reading

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Eastern Wisdom

I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand. Chinese proverb Even with the cool weather we are having this year, a visit to a NC of snowdrops in June would seem a little … Continue reading

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“It’s all in the preparation”

I don’t work on Mondays so I was able to join the Surrey group last week for another in their series of propagation workshops, this time on soft-wood cuttings.  It was one of those warm days that keep reminding us that it is summer … Continue reading

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The kindest cut….

… is one made with the sharpest blade.  In his talk to the Surrey Plant Heritage group this week, John Paulding of the British Fuchsia Society likened the time taken to heal an injury to the relative speed with which a … Continue reading

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Held in Trust

Dipping down to deepest Devon for the day, I was proud to represent Plant Heritage at the official opening of the National Trust’s new Plant Conservation Centre, a hospital, nursery, bank, research and education provider – as we were told … Continue reading

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