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The future of horticultural media

Below is my winning essay for the Horticultural Media Association’s Kay Gee Student Writing Competition 2011. Much to my delight and surprise I won the competition in my first year of university, and found myself at the Ball Australia production nursery in Melbourne for the Hortivations Media Forum/Night alongside runners up Jodi Jackson (her blog: Every Day in the Garden) and Ruby Jane Stormer. 383 more words


Last of the Summer Flowers

The garden in Clare has never  looked better than it has this summer. Right up until the 3rd of October. Delphiniums are attempting to bloom, again. 38 more words


Tiro and Cut Flower Bed by @HiggledyGarden

Or, should it be Tiro & Cut Flower Bed (Tiro, Cicero’s assistant, and the creator of the ampersand)?

Tiro is awaiting his mentor on the edge of the cut flower bed. 56 more words


Cosmos Bipinnatus: A Escaped Flower

Cosmos Bipinnatus, known as the garden Cosmos, or Mexican aster, is also referred to, rather unflatteringly, as an escaped flower. In North America, a weed? Funny that. 88 more words