The following is an extract from Alpine Flowers for English Gardens by William Robinson and published in London by John Murray, Albermarle Street in 1870 Source: https://archive.org/details/alpineflowersfo00robigoog (Ed: I have corrected a few original typing/printing errors and introduced emphasis where helpful). Part I – The Rock Garden (pages 24-26 Popular and almost universally cultivated as hardy ferns […]
Archives for November 2017
Tasks Undertaken A total of 13 volunteers met and carried out weeding of planting beds, nettle strimming, more fencing reparation, and some further excavation which left us with yet more unanswered questions. We also welcomed two Swedish visitors to the site and gave them a brief introduction. Garden Maintenance Strimming and leaf blowing: The site […]
Start Time and Place We meet at the Fernery at the top end of North Ride, Welwyn, AL6 9RD starting at 10 a.m. Please note that team leaders and tools will be on site from 9 a.m for those who prefer to start earlier. Work continues until lunchtime and volunteers should wear strong boots, […]
Unfortunately the Introductory Meeting planned for the Friends of the Fernery Garden proved to be a wash-out. Heavy rain fell and kept all our new volunteers away. We hope for a kinder forecast at the next scheduled meeting on 2nd December 2017.