Monthly Archives: September 2015

Will Giles

My love of tropical and exotic plants stems from a day over ten years ago now, when as a design student, I attended a days workshop run by Will Giles at the Cotswold Wildlife Park to explore ways to use … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous

Whilst visiting my family in Cornwall this week, I decided to take a trip to the National Dahlia Collection at Varfell, near Penzance. Situated on the South facing, fertile and well draining slopes overlooking Mounts Bay, the dahlia beds were looking stunning … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Tropics in Surrey

Whilst driving down to Sussex a couple of weeks ago, I decided to take a break from the monotony of traffic on the M25 and make a quick detour for some horticultural therapy at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Wisley garden. Situated just a few … Continue reading

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