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Medicinal Plants, Phytochemistry and Applied Botany
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Gardener's one apple tree with 250 varieties grafted onto it

Gardener's one apple tree with 250 varieties grafted onto it | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it

From Granny Smith and Golden Delicious to Brownlees Russet and Wadhurst Pippin, if you like apples then Paul Barnett is your man. He has 250 varieties available to pick – and astonishingly, they’re all growing on just one tree. The horticulturist has spent 24 years meticulously developing the tree in his back garden in Chidham, near Chichester, West Sussex, grafting on new varieties every winter.

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Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years

Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it
Gardener David Latimer, from Cranleigh, Surrey, first planted his bottle garden in 1960 and finally sealed it tightly shut 12 years later as an experiment - and it's still going strong.
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Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads: Amazing Photo Series | FullyM.com by Snapsort

Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads: Amazing Photo Series | FullyM.com by Snapsort | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it
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Mary Williams's comment, May 3, 2013 4:51 AM
Thanks for that - a good way to start the day!