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Agriculture and horticulture in The Isles of Scilly – St Martin and St Agnes – Andrew Ormerod (February 2008)

I was out in the Isles of Scilly over the last few days and despite the bad local forecasts the weather was generally OK for walking. When I arrived in the islands I went straight down to the tourist office … Continue reading

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Daffodil breeding in Cornwall by Andrew Ormerod

Enthusiasts have been breeding daffodils for 300 years and Cornwall has a long heritage of daffodil breeding.  P.D. Williams, who lived in Lanreth near St Keverne, was one of the significant early breeders. P.D. Williams He produced ‘Carlton’, once the … Continue reading

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