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Giles

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Wisley December 2010.
« on: December 12, 2010, 03:06:49 PM »
The Crevice.

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2010, 03:08:11 PM »
Ice and frost.

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010, 03:10:44 PM »
Alpine House.
Narcissus bulbocodium
Narcissus cantabricus

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2010, 03:12:33 PM »
Petrocosmea grandiflora
Petrocosmea rosettifolia

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2010, 03:13:58 PM »
Cyclamen cyprium
Cyclamen hederifolium

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2010, 03:20:51 PM »
Daubenya marginata
Erigeron compositus

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2010, 03:22:08 PM »
Euphorbia clavarioides
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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2010, 03:23:28 PM »
Thankyou Giles, is that an ice installation?

Love that Daubenya marginata ;D
Brian Ellis, Brooke, Norfolk UK. altitude 30m Mintemp -8C

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2010, 03:23:51 PM »
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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2010, 03:25:23 PM »
Wow, Giles, your shots really show the scale of the new crevice garden... it is quite some size. :o

  I'm intrigued by the possibility that those cunning folk at Wisley are planning to make a genuine ice-house  with those blocks of ice.... is there no innovation those folks won't try?  ::) ;D ;)

 Brave of that erigeron to have some flowers at this time, it must have felt the bulbs were outdoing it!

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2010, 03:28:52 PM »
I think it was a bit of on the spot creativity, rather than anything else. Some of the blocks were just dumped in a heap.
Townsendia hookeri

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2010, 03:30:19 PM »
Androsace fedtschenkoi
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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2010, 03:31:16 PM »
General view.

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2010, 03:35:29 PM »
The main glasshouse.

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Re: Wisley December 2010.
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2010, 03:42:13 PM »
Wow some lovely pictures there. Oh I wish I lived close to Wisley. I would never be out of there.
Do you think if I wrote a letter to Santa a might get a Daubenya marginata bulb in my stocking.
Thanks for showing us the pictures, really enjoyed them.  8)

Angie  :)
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