Israel trip

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John

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Israel trip
« on: October 30, 2011, 05:23:19 PM »
I don't know if this will look that good but here's a panorama of our MGS group botanising on our trip to Israel. This was just outside of the Mediterranean, but only just!
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.

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Alisdair

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Re: Israel trip
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2011, 05:02:28 PM »
An account of the trip by David Wheeler will be printed in the gardening section of The Daily Telegraph on Saturday 24 December.
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society

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MikeHardman

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Re: Israel trip
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2011, 03:13:31 PM »
John - nice panorama
Alisdair - thanks for the heads-up
Mike
Geologist by Uni training, IT consultant, Referee for Viola for Botanical Society of the British Isles, commissioned author and photographer on Viola for RHS (Enc. of Perennials, The Garden, The Plantsman).
I garden near Polis, Cyprus, 100m alt., on marl, but have gardened mainly in S.England

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Alisdair

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Re: Israel trip
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011, 08:02:38 PM »
David Wheeler's article on the trip, mentioned above, can now be seen by clicking here.
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society

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JTh

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Re: Israel trip
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2011, 03:46:57 PM »
Thank you, Alisdair, I was wondering how to find The Telegraph here just to be able to read this,
Retired veterinary surgeon by training with a PhD in parasitology,  but worked as a virologist since 1992.
Member of the MGS  since 2004. Gardening in Oslo and to a limited extent in Halkidiki, Greece.

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Alisdair

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Re: Israel trip
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2011, 09:42:05 AM »
Anyone in the UK who wants to see David White's Telegraph article, it is in the printed edition today, Saturday 24 December - page 16 of the Weekend section.
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society