Tag Archives for Rose Garden

Exhibiting Roses

Staging Watch some of the old hands at the game. Assimilate first the cool, methodical way they go about their work. Their first consideration is to unpack their roses and get them into water. Then they find their classes; perhaps … Continue reading

03. May 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses

NEW varieties of rose are raised from seed, but the main method of increasing stock is by budding, which consists of taking a leaf-bud from the cultivated tree and inserting it into an understock. Some trees are also obtained by … Continue reading

02. May 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Kew Gardens: A Garden for All Seasons

Kew is very much a garden for all seasons; long after flowers have faded and herbaceous plants died down, there is always something of interest in the glasshouses, as well as the specimen trees throughout the grounds. Briefly, late winter … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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