My Garden » Blogs » Gardening » Graham Rice on Trials
Updates on trials and awards from the Royal Horticultural Society by Graham Rice
Posted by Graham Rice
18 May 2010
Well, I’m pleased to say that the RHS has been upgrading its coverage of plant trials and plant awards here on the website. Naturally, this means change and one of the changes is that this blog is disappearing – this is my last post. But I’m glad to say that it’s being replaced by two new features.So starting today, every month I’ll be bringing you news of one of the plants which has recently been given an Award of Garden Merit. I start with the lovely fragrant pink Dianthus Candy Floss ('Devon Flavia’) (below right, click to enlarge) which gained its award after last year’s trial at Wisley. Look for my piece on the Latest AGM Plants around this time every month.I’m also starting a second new series, featuring a seasonal choice of ten Award of Garden Merit plants. Every month I’ll pick a seasonal theme – the first will be a choice of plants for containers – and select ten appropriate plants which have received an Award of Garden Merit. Look for this around the beginning of each month.And there’s plenty more happening on the new upgraded Plant Trials and Awards pages. Find out how plants qualify for an AGMDownload lists of AGM plantsSearch for AGM plantsFind out about the plant trials which help decide which plants receive an AGMCheck out which plants are currently being trialedDownload free full colour bulletins on important plant trialsLook over all my previous posts about trials and awardsAnd start here for news of events - like next month’s Pink and Carnations Open Day - awards and everything else about plant trials and awards.So thanks for following this blog, and for your comments here and also your many comments by email. My RHS New Plants blog continues. Be sure to hop over to the enhanced Plant Trials and Awards pages where my coverage starts today.
Twitter Trackbacks for Improved trials and awards coverage - Graham Rice on Trials [rhs.org.uk] on Topsy.com said:
Pingback from Twitter Trackbacks for Improved trials and awards coverage - Graham Rice on Trials [rhs.org.uk] on Topsy.com
on 18 May 2010 at 03:28 PM