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UK Plant Science Federation News latest Early day motion on the cut to RBG Kew’s funding. Sizergh ferns included in a look at the the Lake District on the Plant Heritage blog.     Advertisements

Hebes in Plumpton

I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the Hebe Society AGM last weekend, apart from the warm welcome the main thing that struck me was how much the Douglas Chalk Hebe Collection at Plumpton College had grown! They were about 10cm tall when I last saw them. And it was good to…

Plant Health event at Hilliers

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens – trees and woody plants Update on current pest and disease threats and appropriate biosecurity measures 2nd June 2014  The day is aimed at managers of plant collections, woodlands, amenity plantings and local authority tree officers with the aim of updating knowledge about current plant and tree pest and diseases found…