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Pachycereus, potted

As you know, the tall Pachycereus in the Winterbourne Arid House was cut down in late May. Here it is rooting in its pot: Arthur managed to take some pictures of the operation: The plan is to put the plant on display again, in its pot, once it is stable and growing again. So far, […]

News round-up for May and June

Whilst the stalls at the NEC are being put up for Gardeners’ World Live I thought I’d give you a brief update on what’s been happening over the last few busy weeks. We’ll be at the NEC from tomorrow, Wednesday, 12 June, until Sunday, 16 June. Do come and find us if you have a […]

All change at the Winterbourne Arid House

The tall Pachycereus pringlei evidently enjoyed its time in the Winterbourne Arid House – planted out only five years ago it grew almost 4 ft to a height of 9 ft and is now almost touching the glass roof. Cutting it down will be a major operation… and that operation is imminent! The Euphorbia ingens […]

Blooms at Winterbourne

Finally, there was a touch of spring in the air last week. Here are some recent photographs of plants from the greenhouses at Winterbourne…