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Would You Like To See My Cuttings?

So, the main purpose of my recent trip to UK (a mere month after my last trip!) was to attend a cutting workshop held by Derry Watkins at… 643 more words


We walked in Fernkloof Nature Reserve today and I was fascinated by the mosses that occur.  Obviously we have had a good weather this last year, with regular rainfall, so that probably helps to keep them going.   19 more words


RHS Level 3: Plant taxonomy, structure, and function

  1. Understand the Plant Kingdom and the taxonomic hierarchy.

1.1 Describe the major groups of the Plant Kingdom.

List the main groups within bryophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms. 1,401 more words


Get Wild About Gardens

The total acreage of UK gardens exceeds that of all the nature reserves combined. So just imagine if all 15 million were managed to give a bit of assistance to struggling wildlife. 297 more words


Dracaena draco, a tale of botanical dragons...

Dracaena draco, known to portuguese as Dragoeiro, is one of the most interesting plants one can see in Lisbon’s botanical gardens. Native to the Canary Islands to Cape Verte it is extremely interesting. 327 more words


Fall Color Report —October 21, 2016

Here at zero elevation, there isn’t much color action. I’m seeing very little coloring and leaves dropping quickly. I suspect the premature drop is largely due to the foul weather we’ve seen in recent weeks. 185 more words