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Plant Focus

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A guest post by Matt Candeias, host of the In Defense of Plants podcast and blog

Harriet Tupper's blog

Oaks in Normandy

Harriet Tupper tells about oaks in collections seen in Normandy on an IDS tour.  

Double Sprouting

Here are two photos of acorns collected at Hackfalls end of April and now germinating.

Centenary Celebrations in Hackfalls

I went out to New Zealand to join the local members of the International Dendrology Society holding their AGM and combining this with the 100th birthday of Bob Berry

Love of Oak

Last week I went to an Art and Antiques Fair and found the scuplture ilustrated here.  The sculpture is called Love of Oak by Anne Gillespie. She has stuck acorns and twigs into resin and then cast the whole thing in bronze.

A Visit to Plaček Quercetum

IOS-member Harriet Tupper visited Plaček Quercetum in Czech Republic. 

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