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2013 Plant Catalogue – Now Online

ABRIACHAN 30 YEARS ON So, how did that happen? Suddenly it is 30 years on. We arrived at Abriachan in 1983 after Read more..

Love (and a garden) in a Warm Climate

Our daughter Elizabeth has a garden at Lyttleton on the South Island of New Zealand.It is an overused word, but her Read more..

A Pohutukawa Christmas

We are in the South Island of New Zealand again, visiting family and friends for Christmas and New Year and taking Read more..


Should I be using the word opulence, should it be abundance?The dictionary tells me it is great wealth or Read more..

Following my nose

Rain again…in fact a ferocious storm, with sheet lightening. Further south from here the storms were terrible and Read more..

Donald on Beechgrove

Donald was lured away from the nursery (Where he has been flat out like a lizard drinking, in the usual May Read more..

Secrets of the selling beds

BEHIND THE SCENES AT A FAMILY PLANT NURSERYNo. 1 - SECRETS OF THE SELLING BEDS We run the bathroom tap all winter to Read more..

Drumsticks of Delight

PLANT OF THE MONTH Primula Denticulata (The Drumstick Primula) Beautiful spherical flower heads. Cheerful, Read more..