Tag Archives: Roger Parsons

Rich pickings

I have been on leave from work for the last week to do some gardening and prepare for a party on the Opening Night of the Olympics.  Favoured by the first decent weather of the summer, the weeds were almost … Continue reading

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Tipping Point?

Small and perfectly formed as it was, the size of our marquee restricted the number of Collection Holders able to exhibit with us.  As well as the two covered in a previous post, we were joined by Roger Parsons with his … Continue reading

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Oyez, Oyez….

….the BBC have discovered Plant Heritage.  This week we have had more filming in the marquee than ever before, with Alys Fowler and Jo Swift both buying seeds and commenting on the collections.  Jo made one visitor’s day by signing … Continue reading

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Sweet Peas in Sussex

Heaven is a field of sweet peas. And this is what you get when you visit Roger Parsons’ National Plant Collection of Lathyrus  held near the Sussex coast south of Chichester. Every hue of red, pink, lilac, blue, purple and … Continue reading

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