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Progressive Women

We are happy to announce that occasionally we will be writing articles for the Progressive Women website, a small charity ran by volunteers to enable, inspire, and support women to achieve their full potential.  725 more words

RHS

RHS Level 2 Plant ident weeks 6 & 7

Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii, Solanaceae

Liriope muscari, Asparagaceae

Viburnum japonicum, Adoxaceae

Penstemon ‘Windsor Red’, Plantaginaceae

Leonotis leonurus, Lamiaceae

Euonymous alatus, Celastraceae

Ceratostigma willmottianum, Plumbaginaceae

Knautia macedonica, Caprifoliaceae… 44 more words

Student Perspective: Sarah

As a junior in high school I have yet to experience college life in dorm rooms and cold lecture halls. I have not felt the pressing need to memorize every bone in the body for anatomy tests, or had the need to cross a campus to attend class. 279 more words

Ideas

Plant Idents from RHS Level 2 weeks 4 & 5

I have been a little slow to post these two idents from my course – between working 2 different gardening jobs, doing the level 2 course and fitting in an allotment it’s been difficult to find the time to get these up. 112 more words

RHS Spring Festival, Festival Gardens Application.

Of course juggling two jobs and my diploma work while volunteering on my days off just isn’t, apparently, enough work for me!

A few weeks ago I decided to submit a design for the RHS Spring Festival Festival Gardens 2015 category. 408 more words

Garden Design

Three Crazy Days at the Allotments - Day 1.

It is early autumn and we have just finished three crazy days on our allotment site, Bowbrook Allotment Community. Three very exciting days. It all began with measuring sunflowers for our annual Sunflower Competition where we determine which child and which adult has grown the tallest plant and the biggest flower. 794 more words

Gardening

RHS Autumn Show

We are very proud to say that last week Martin exhibited some of his photographs at the RHS Autumn show in Vincent Square, London.   This is one of the biggest dates in the RHS calendar and it was quite an honour for him to be selected and display some of his photos of Gravetye. 61 more words

Gravetye