Tag Archives: Alpine Gardening

The Jardin des Plantes

I looked in the last post at the early history of Paris’s principal botanic garden, the former royal garden or the Jardin du Roi. Today’s is about what happened there between the French Revolution and today. It’s a good story … Continue reading

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The Henley Matterhorn

You might like to know there is a lecture about Friar Park on Wednesday 3rd Feb at 6.00 with a. recording available for a week  afterwards. Booking via Eventbrite: Last week’s post gave an introduction to Friar Park at Henley, … Continue reading

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Clarence Elliott: garden writer and alpine specialist

This post was inspired by an information board in the Alpine Garden area of Wisley. But unless you’re an alpine plant aficionado  or a fan of gardening columns in long-defunct magazines, you probably haven’t heard of  the person mentioned on … Continue reading

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