China

Getting to Grips with Hardy Orchids

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I can see a new addiction coming from a mile off, so on the whole I steer well clear of orchids. Over the ages […]

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Homeward Bound

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Before I left England for my trip to India and China I took the bold decision not to attempt blogging whilst I was away. […]

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Nan Lian Garden, 南蓮園池, Hong Kong

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  “A classical garden in a modern city. serenity in the midst of urban hustle and bustle. Ingenious imitation of nature by man” The […]

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Chi Lin Nunnery 志蓮淨苑, Hong Kong

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  Three cheers for British Airways! Why? Because without them charging £1000 more to travel on a Friday night versus a Saturday night, I […]

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Song Shan Sunset

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I’ve been away for over two weeks and the novelty is starting to wear off. Although I consider myself a sociable person, spending every […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Zephyranthes carinata 

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  Zephyranthes carinata : rosepink zephyr lily, pink rain lily, Indian crocus The parts of China I’m required to visit on my buying trips […]

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Chelsea Flower Show 2017 Preview

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  I am taking a different approach to my Chelsea Flower Show coverage this year. Recent events and the amount of time I am […]

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Crazy for Corydalis

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  The defining plants of my pre-teen years were those that grew in the garden of my parents’ 1930’s semi-detached house in Plymouth. Climbing […]

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Saying it with Flowers

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  Two subjects I prefer not to write about in this blog are my day job and artificial flowers. Today I make an exception, […]

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Moving Mountains

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  You may ask what is interesting about the photograph at the top of this post. It is, after all, a view out of […]

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