Tag Archives: Surrey

Autumn colours from across the Pond

Tucked between the busy M25 and A3 motorways in Surrey, Painshill Park was created in the 18th century by the Hon. Charles Hamilton, as a fine example of naturalistic landscape. Hamilton was among the first plant enthusiasts to introduce new … Continue reading

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Continuity

After five years as Chair of the Surrey Plant Heritage group, Sandra Tognarelli has handed over the role to Clare Hogan.  At the recent AGM she handed over to Clare Hogan, who has been actively involved with the group for … 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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Stowed out

Like keen students returning to school after the summer hols, the September meeting of the Surrey Plant Heritage group was very well attended.  Nuserywoman, author, botanist and lecturer Marina Christopher of Phoenix Plants gave us a whistle stop tour of … Continue reading

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Date at Denbies

Twice a year, May and September, the Surrey PH group hold a Plant Fair in Dorking, courtesy of Denbies vineyard.  Visitors are tempted by the offerings of the Specialist Nurseries in attendance as well as a bountiful table of plants grown … Continue reading

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