Heatwave brings on the blooms of a rare tree that has only previously flowered three times in its 90-year lifetime
Emmenopterys henryi, a deciduous tree that’s native to central and south-western China, planted in 1928 at Borde Hill in Haywards Heath, has burst into a mass of bloom thanks to an exceptionally cold winter followed by one of the hottest…
Very rare Chinese tree flowers after a quarter of a century in Gloucestershire
Excitement is building at Batsford Arboretum in Gloucestershire as a 25-year-old specimen of Emmenopterys henryi, a highly rare tree originating from China, is coming into flower for the first time at the Arboretum, and only the 6th time ever in the UK for the species.
Cake and cups of tea will add to summer’s delights as hundreds of gardens, large and small, throw open their gates next month.
The National Garden Scheme’s Festival Weekend 2018 will see gardens open for charity in all counties across England and Wales on June 2 and 3 – giving everyone access to private gardens in their area during one…
World’s largest Victorian greenhouse reopens after major restoration
Kew Gardens in London has reopened its Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse – after a five-year restoration in which the Grade I-listed structure was stripped back to bare metal. The vast greenhouse, which is home to a geographically arranged collection of 10,000 plants from temperate climates around the world,…
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