Flowers of Bhutan – Primula calderiana

Today’s little Bhutanese gem is Primula calderiana. After a visit from the Thunder Dragon himself last night (i.e. a very dramatic thunder storm), the air was clear and fresh for our trip to Chele La. Just where the last snow was melting, the endive-like young leaves of this primula pushed up through the ground. Overwintering […]

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All the fun of the fair

The heady fragrance of hyacinths, immaculate Narcissus, incredible alpines and bustling biddies with notepads in hand, it can only be one event in the horticultural calendar – The Great London Plant Fair. Highlights in 2013 include the Alpine Garden Society competition and the early daffodil and hyacinth competitions. It may have been cold outside, but […]

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