Marvel at the exotic and the microscopic at the Natural History Museum at Tring

Marvel at the exotic and the microscopic at Blooming Marvellous – 24 May to 18 August 2013, at the Natural History Museum at Tring From ferns to mosses, pollen to seeds, the Natural History Museum looks after six million plant specimens from all around the world. But the collections don’t stop there, they also include anContinue reading “Marvel at the exotic and the microscopic at the Natural History Museum at Tring”

A Trip to Larch Cottage Nurseries, Penrith

So many of my Google searches for plants have produced Larch Cottage Nurseries as the top result that when we visited the Lake District in early May 2013, I was eager to see the place for myself. The plant list online was so extensive, I imagined the nursery must occupy acres of land, and IContinue reading “A Trip to Larch Cottage Nurseries, Penrith”