Archives for February 2011

Celebrating 250 years of Scottish plant hunters

A celebration of 250 years of Scottish Plant Hunters and the plants they introduced into cultivation ‘In Search of the Blue Poppy’, an illustrated talk by Julia Corden, manager of the Explorers’ Garden at Pitlochry  was only the start of the club’s celebration of Spring. On Saturday, March 5th … [Read more...]



March is gardening for wildlife month

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is devoting the entire month of March to celebrating gardening for wildlife by organising a host of green-fingered events and activities at its nine visitor centres across the UK. Of course, all gardener's are aware of the need to attract wildlife into the … [Read more...]



Is spring 2011 early?

The National Trust's annual flower count suggests that spring 2011 may be breaking earlier than last. They have noted a 17 per cent increase in the number of flowering plants in the National Trust gardens. Snow last January delayed the arrival of spring in 2010 but, despite the coldest … [Read more...]



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