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Alan Fred Titchmarsh, MBE DL (born 2 May 1949) is an English gardener, broadcaster, and novelist.
Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever or pollinosis, is when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air.
The Alps (Alpi; Alpes; Alpen; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately across eight Alpine countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland.
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The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America.
Brigadier Andrew Henry Parker Bowles (born 27 December 1939) is a retired British Army officer.
Anemone is a genus of about 120 species of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, native to the temperate zones.
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Anna Pavord (*20 September 1940 Abergavenny) is the gardening correspondent for The Independent and the author of a number of books on plants and gardening.
Benhall is a village and civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal district of Suffolk, England.
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Bitton is a village and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England, in the Greater Bristol area on the River Boyd.
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In botany, a bulb is a short stem with fleshy leaves or leaf bases that function as food storage organs during dormancy.
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Bulls Cross is a hamlet located in the London Borough of Enfield, north London, and is part of London's Metropolitan Green Belt.
A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae within the order Caryophyllales.
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The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Cambridge, England.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla Rosemary; née Shand, previously Parker Bowles; born 17 July 1947), is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948), is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London.
The Chelsea Physic Garden was established as the Apothecaries’ Garden in London, England, in 1673.
Christopher Hamilton Lloyd, OBE (2 March 1921 – 27 January 2006) was a British gardener and author.
Colchicum is a genus of perennial flowering plants containing around 160 species which grow from bulb-like corms.
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Crocus (English plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from corms.
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The Cyperaceae are a family of monocotyledonous graminoid flowering plants known as sedges, which superficially resemble grasses or rushes.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
In religious terms, divinity or godhead is the state of things that come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, Creator-God or spirits, and are therefore regarded as sacred and holy.
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Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.
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eBay Inc. is an American multinational corporation and e-commerce company, providing consumer to consumer & business to consumer sales services via Internet.
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Ellen Ann Willmott (19 August 1858 – 27 September 1934) was an English horticulturist.
Entomology (from Greek ἔντομος, moment, "that which is cut in pieces or engraved/segmented", hence "insect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.
Ernest Henry "Chinese" Wilson (15 February 1876 – 15 October 1930), better known as E. H. Wilson, was a notable English plant collector who introduced a large range of about 2000 of Asian plant species to the West; some sixty bear his name.
Erysimum (wallflower) is a genus of flowering plants in the botanical family Brassicaceae, that includes about 180 species, both popular garden plants and many wild forms.
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Escrick is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England.
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Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time.
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Fallopia japonica, commonly known as Japanese knotweed, is a large, herbaceous perennial plant of the family Polygonaceae, native to East Asia in Japan, China and Korea.
Forty Hall is a manor house of the 1620s in Forty Hill in Enfield, north London.
Frances Mary Perry MBE VMH (19 February 1907 – 11 October 1993) was a gardener, administrator, writer and broadcaster.
Sir Frank Crisp, 1st Baronet (25 October 1843 in London - 29 April 1919) was an English lawyer and microscopist.
Friar Park is a 120-room Victorian neo-Gothic mansion in Henley-on-Thames once owned by eccentric lawyer Sir Frank Crisp and purchased in January 1970 by musician George Harrison.
Galanthus (snowdrop; Greek gála "milk", ánthos "flower") is a small genus of about 20 species of bulbous herbaceous perennials in the Amaryllis family.
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George Harrison, (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
Gertrude Jekyll (29 November 18438 December 1932) was an influential British horticulturist, garden designer, artist and writer.
Glasnevin (also known as Glas Naedhe, meaning "stream of O'Naeidhe" after an ancient chieftain) is a largely residential middle-class neighbourhood of Dublin, Ireland.
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Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.
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Gunnera is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants, some of them grow extremely large.
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Sir Harold George Hillier (2 January 1905 – 8 January 1985) was an English horticulturist.
Sir Henry "Harry" Lauder (4 August 1870 – 26 February 1950)Russell, Dave.
A hatpin is a decorative and functional pin for holding a hat to the head, usually by the hair.
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The hazel (Corylus) is a genus of deciduous trees and large shrubs native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere.
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Commonly known as hellebores, members of the Eurasian genus Helleborus comprise approximately 20 species of herbaceous or evergreen perennial flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, within which it gave its name to the tribe of Helleboreae.
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Henley-on-Thames is a town and civil parish on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England, about 10 miles downstream and 7 miles north-east from Reading, 10 miles upstream and 7 miles west from Maidenhead.
Henry Thomas Ellacombe or Ellicombe (1790-1885), was an English divine and antiquary.
Highdown Gardens is a garden on the western edge of the town of Worthing, close to the village of Ferring and the National Trust archaeological site Highdown Hill in West Sussex, England.
A Huguenot is a member of a French Protestant denomination with origins in the 16th or 17th centuries.
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Hyacinthoides non-scripta (formerly Endymion non-scriptus or Scilla non-scripta) is a bulbous perennial plant, found in Atlantic areas from north-western Spain to the British Isles, and also frequently used as a garden plant.
The Italian Riviera, or Ligurian Riviera is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.
Jessica "Jekka" McVicar is an English organic gardening expert, author and broadcaster, particularly on the cultivation and use of herbs.
Jesus College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) is a statutory body that is responsible for managing and developing the long, Lee Valley Regional Park.
Leith Hill is a wooded hill some 7 km to the south west of Dorking, Surrey, England.
Leucojum is a small genus of bulbous plants belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae native to Eurasia.
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The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London, England.
The Matterhorn (Matterhorn, Monte Cervino, Mont Cervin) is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the border between Switzerland and Italy.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) was a county in southeast England, that is now mostly part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.
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Mistletoe is the common name for most obligate hemiparasitic plants in the order Santalales.
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Munstead Wood is a Grade I listed house and garden in Munstead Heath, Busbridge on the boundary of the town of Godalming in Surrey, England, south-east of the town centre.
Muscari is a genus of perennial bulbous plants native to Eurasia that produce spikes of dense, most commonly blue, urn-shaped flowers resembling bunches of grapes in the spring.
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Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants in the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family.
The National Botanic Gardens (Irish: Garraithe Náisiúnta na Lus) are located in Glasnevin, 5 km north-west of Dublin city centre, Ireland.
National Provincial Bank was a British retail bank which operated in England and Wales from 1833 until its merger into the National Westminster Bank in 1970; it remains a registered company.
The New River is an artificial waterway in England, opened in 1613 to supply London with fresh drinking water taken from the River Lea and from Chadwell Springs and Amwell Springs (which ceased to flow by the end of the 19th century), and other springs and wells along its course.
An online auction is an auction which is held over the internet.
The ostrich or common ostrich (Struthio camelus) is either one or two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member(s) of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family.
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Pest control refers to the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, usually because it is perceived to be detrimental to a person's health, the ecology or the economy.
Phlomis is a genus of over 100 species Flora of China.
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Reginald John Farrer (17 February 1880 – 17 October 1920), was a traveller and plant collector.
The Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley in the English county of Surrey south of London, is one of four gardens run by the Society, the others being Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor.
The River Lea (or Lee) in England originates in Marsh Farm, Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills and flows generally southeast, east, and then south through east London where it meets the River Thames, the last section being known as Bow Creek.
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Rosmarinus is a small genus of woody, perennial herbs with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves in the family Lamiaceae, native to the Mediterranean Basin.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) was founded in 1804 in London, England, as the Horticultural Society of London, and gained its present name in a Royal Charter granted in 1861.
RSA Insurance Group plc (trading as RSA, formerly Royal and Sun Alliance) is a British multinational general insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Santolina is a genus of plants in the chamomile tribe within the sunflower family, primarily from the western Mediterranean region.
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The Savill Garden is an enclosed part of Windsor Great Park in England, created by Sir Eric Savill in the 1930s.
Saxmundham is a small market town in Suffolk, England.
Colonel Sir Henry Ferryman Bowles, 1st Baronet (19 December 1858 – 14 October 1943), was a British military officer and Conservative politician.
Sissinghurst is a small village in the county of Kent in England.
Slug is a common name for an apparently shell-less terrestrial gastropod mollusc.
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In botany, succulent plants, also known as succulents or sometimes fat plants, are plants having some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions.
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.
Tuberculosis, MTB, or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, or consumption, is a widespread, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
The tulip is a Eurasian and North African genus of perennial, bulbous plants in the lily family.
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The University of London (informally referred to as London University) is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies.
Ventimiglia (Ventimiglia, Intemelio: Ventemiglia, Vintimille) is a city and comune in Liguria, northern Italy, in the province of Imperia.
The Victoria Medal of Honour ("VMH") is awarded to British horticulturists resident in the United Kingdom whom the Royal Horticultural Society Council considers deserving of special honour by the Society The award was established in 1897 "in perpetual remembrance of Her Majesty’s glorious reign, and to enable the Council to confer honour on British horticulturists." The Society's rules state that only sixty-three horticulturists can hold the VMH at any given time, in commemoration of the sixty-three years of Queen Victoria's reign.
Viola (and) is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae.
The Hon. Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson, CH (9 March 1892 – 2 June 1962), usually known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English poet, novelist, and garden designer.
Warham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is managed by the Forestry Commission.
Wicken Fen is a wetland nature reserve situated near the village of Wicken, Cambridgeshire, England.
William Robinson (5 July 1838 – 17 May 1935) was an Irish practical gardener and journalist whose ideas about wild gardening spurred the movement that led to the repopularising of the English cottage garden style, a parallel to the search for honest simplicity and vernacular style of the British Arts and Crafts movement.
William Thomas Stearn CBE (16 April 1911 – 8 May 2001) was a British botanist known for his expertise on the history of botany and in the classical languages.
Windsor is a town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
Wisteria (also spelled Wistaria or Wysteria) is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, that includes ten species of woody climbing vines native to the Eastern United States and to China, Korea, and Japan.
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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
Worthing is a large seaside town with borough status in West Sussex, in the historic county of Sussex.
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Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot) is the only member of the genus Xanthorhiza, and one of very few genera in the family Ranunculaceae with a woody stem (the other notable example being Clematis).
Yorkshire is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
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