Tag: Snowdrop

A Snowdrop Tour with a Difference – Galanthus nivalis poculiformis

RBGE Living Collection Catalogue Accession Number: 20170225 This fascinating seasonal article has been written by garden guide Jane Freshwater. The guided tours at Edinburgh have been temporarily suspended…

Snowdrop division

Have you been impressed with the carpets of Snowdrops seen in gardens open for the Scottish Snowdrop Festival? As the flowers fade, now is the time to lift…

Galanthophile or Galanthobore

The way that one plant or a group of plants can completely consume a person into a collecting compulsion has always intrigued me but also bewilders me. Few…

Snowdrop division

March arrives and this year we have had a good six weeks to appreciate the Snowdrop collection. Reliable, regular and then as the deciduous canopy above expands and…