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L: Winter 15 I'm listening to

Don’t let those winter blues get you down. We’ve been relatively lucky with the weather in York so far, there’s been plenty of clear days. Apart from that it’s still far too cold for me to function. 81 more words


Escape to the Alpines

Dinner Plain
Mt. Buffalo

Thanks for looking,

Juniper E xx 13 more words


Alpines Will Die

All of your alpines will die horrible deaths if you don’t remove fallen leaves around them. [Photo CCBY Kabacchi]


The Rhythm

I have a dilemma on my hands today. After listening to a remix and the original of the song “The Rhythm”, originally by MNEK and remixed by Alpines, I can’t choose what one I prefer. 68 more words


Plant of the Month - January 2015


from Paddy Hinton

The Latin name for snowdrop is Galanthus, which comes from the Greek ‘gala’ (milk) and ‘anthos’ (flower), referring to the colour of the flower.  259 more words


November 2014 Saxifraga fortunei Black Ruby - from Lesley Baker

I’ve acquired a few more Saxifraga fortunei cultivars this year, and my favourite has to be Black Ruby, which I’m growing in a large pot with other shade-loving plants. 45 more words


October 2014 Oxalis lobata - from Lesley Baker

In the absence of any other offerings(!) I thought I’d share with you a plant that I have in flower in the greenhouse this month, Oxalis lobata. 116 more words