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Graham Rice on Trials

Updates on trials and awards from the Royal Horticultural Society by Graham Rice

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  • Daffodils on trial at Wisley

    Graham Rice on 18 Apr 2010 at 10:30 AM

    In my last post I looked at the display of daffodils which already have the Award of Garden Merit. But there are also some superb plants in the Wisley trial itself. Planted last autumn, this is their first year in flower. The first one I noticed was ‘Rip van Winkle’. This a very old double flowered daffodil... Read More...

  • AGM Narcissus at Wisley

    Graham Rice on 13 Apr 2010 at 03:54 PM

    All over the country the daffodils are at their peak – and Wisley is no exception. You’ll see the displays almost as soon as you get there. But make your way to the trials field and you’ll find a rather special display. Every one of the daffodils which have been given an Award of Garden Merit after being... Read More...

  • Daffodils at their peak

    Graham Rice on 29 Mar 2009 at 04:29 PM

    Many of the trials at Wisley are composed of two parts: the trial of all the varieties in contention for an Award of Garden Merit and, alongside, a demonstration and those which already hold the award. So visitors not only get to see all the newcomers but also those whose standard they have to reach... Read More...