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Northumberland

A Northumberland Alpine Gardener's Diary

21 February 2017 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 332.

08 February 2017 - Algarve in winter. Entry 331.

03 January 2017 - Northumberland diary. Entry 330.

12 December 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 329.

20 November 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 328.

20 October 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 327.

14 October 2016 - North-eastern Greece in autumn. Entry 326.

20 September 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 325.

08 September 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 324.

29 August 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 323,

15 August 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 322.

19 July 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 321.

11 July 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 320.

23 June 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 319.

07 June 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 318.

24 May 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 317.

28 April 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 316.

22 April 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 315.

10 April 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 314.

27 March 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 313.

14 March 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 312.

02 March 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 311.

20 February 2016 - Some Canarian ferns

13 February 2016 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 309.

19 December 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 308

16 November 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 307.

26 October 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 306

11 October 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 305.

03 September 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 304.

11 August 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 303.

19 July 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 302.

17 July 2015 - The South-West Alps. 2. Entry 301.

07 July 2015 - The South-West Alps. Entry 300.

16 June 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 299.

01 June 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 298.

27 May 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 297.

01 May 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 296.

12 April 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 295.

01 April 2015 - More spring flowers from Andalucia. Entry 294.

29 March 2015 - Some Andalucian Narcissi. Entry 293.

13 March 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 292.

04 March 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 291.

23 February 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 290.

08 February 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 290.

24 January 2015 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 289.

24 December 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Christmas Edition, number 288.

03 December 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 287.

26 October 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 286.

13 October 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 285.

23 September 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 284.

12 September 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 283.

30 August 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 282.

17 August 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 281.

11 August 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 280. Daphne grafts.

01 August 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 279.

19 July 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 278.

11 July 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 277.

06 July 2014 - The Pyrenees. Entry 276.

20 June 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 275.

04 June 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 274.

30 May 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 273.

24 May 2014 - Velebit orchids and others. Entry 272.

20 May 2014 - The Velebit Mountains. Entry 271.

29 April 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 270.

21 April 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 269.

13 April 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 268.

30 March 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 267.

23 March 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 266.

16 March 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 265.

09 March 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 264.

23 February 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 263. Snowdrop special.

26 January 2014 - Leaf chloroplast variegation. Number 262.

21 January 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 261.

10 January 2014 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 260.

03 December 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 259.

23 November 2013 - AGS Tour to the southern Peloponnese 2. Entry 258.

17 November 2013 - AGS Tour to the southern Peloponnese. Entry 257.

27 October 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 256.

20 October 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 255.

30 September 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 254.

08 September 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 253.

26 August 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 252.

05 August 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 251.

28 July 2013 - French Alps 3. Primulas and Saxifrages. Issue 250.

23 July 2013 - French Alps 2. Entry 249. Ranunculaceae etc.

12 July 2013 - French Alps 1. Entry 248.

20 June 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 247.

05 June 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 246.

24 May 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 245.

14 May 2013 - Last words on Crete, and back home.

09 May 2013 - More on Crete. Tulips and things.

02 May 2013 - Some Cretan orchids

15 April 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 241.

03 April 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 240.

21 March 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 239.

11 March 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 238.

05 March 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 237.

17 February 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 236.

07 February 2013 - New Zealand cushions. Entry 235.

31 January 2013 - New Zealand Celmisias. Entry 234.

24 January 2013 - New Zealand Vegetable Sheep. Entry 233.

13 January 2013 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 232.

30 December 2012 - Rocky Mountain Alpines 2. Issue 231.

21 December 2012 - Solstitial Celebration. Some Rocky Mountain Alpines. Issue 230.

29 November 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 229.

12 November 2012 - Threatened Closure of Moorbank Botanic Garden. Entry 228.

06 November 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 227.

24 October 2012 - Gardens in the Czech Republic. Entry 226.

30 September 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 225.

20 September 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 224.

02 September 2012 - A New Sand Bed (Entry 223)

22 August 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 222.

04 August 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 221.

26 July 2012 - Southern Spain (3) and the summer garden

16 July 2012 - Sierra Nevada, north side. Entry 219.

08 July 2012 - The Spanish Sierra Nevada. Entry 218.

11 June 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 217.

03 June 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 216.

26 May 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 215.

14 May 2012 - Alpes Maritimes 2. Issue 214.

04 May 2012 - Alpes Maritimes, April 2012. Issue 213.

19 April 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 212.

12 April 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 211.

01 April 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 210.

18 March 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 209.

06 March 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 208.

27 February 2012 - Tenerife again. Entry 207.

13 February 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 206.

05 February 2012 - Dividalen and Northumberland Diary. Entry 205.

22 January 2012 - California and Oregon, Final Episode. Entry 204.

14 January 2012 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 203.

08 January 2012 - More from California and Oregon. Entry 202.

31 December 2011 - Some bulbs from California and Oregon. Entry 201.

15 December 2011 - 200th Edition: A Celebration of Alpines.

04 December 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 199.

27 November 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 198.

20 November 2011 - Sternbergias and cyclamen from southern Greece. Entry 197.

13 November 2011 - Some other bulbs from southern Greece. Entry 196.

08 November 2011 - Greek autumn crocus. Entry 195.

25 September 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 194.

13 September 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 193.

05 September 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 192.

27 August 2011 - Chinese Primulas. Entry 191.

12 August 2011 - Chinese Androsaces, and a work in progress. Entry 190.

06 August 2011 - Chinese lilies and frits. Entry 189.

31 July 2011 - Some Chinese orchids. Entry 188.

19 July 2011 - High Chinese scree weirdos. Entry 187.

10 July 2011 - Some Chinese Meconopsis. Entry 186.

05 June 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 185.

28 May 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 184.

19 May 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 183.

15 May 2011 - Back to Greece. Entry 182.

25 April 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 181.

19 April 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 180.

07 April 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 179.

29 March 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 178.

21 March 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 177.

14 March 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 176.

06 March 2011 - Northumberland Dairy. Entry 175.

28 February 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 174.

20 February 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 173.

13 February 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 172.

06 February 2011 - Flowers of the Cameron Highland. Entry 171.

02 January 2011 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 170.

12 December 2010 - December freeze-up and thaw, Northumberland Diary 169.

28 November 2010 - November freeze-up. Entry 168.

24 November 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 167. The Botanics in winter.

15 November 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 166.

04 November 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 165. Holehird Gardens.

29 October 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 164.

20 October 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 163.

12 October 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 162.

29 September 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 161.

22 September 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 160.

15 September 2010 - Northumberland Dairy. Entry 159.

26 August 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 158.

19 August 2010 - Native Northumberland alpines. Entry 157.

07 August 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 156.

29 July 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 155.

19 July 2010 - The alpine flora of Ben Lawers. Entry 154.

07 July 2010 - Ranunculaceae in the Lake Garda area. Entry 153.

29 June 2010 - Saxifrages in the Lake Garda area, Italy

15 June 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 151.

10 June 2010 - Daphne petraea and hybrids in Italy. Entry 150.

21 May 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 149.

16 May 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 148.

09 May 2010 - New England woodlands, Entry 147.

28 April 2010 - North Peloponnese and Parnassos in mid April, Entry 146.

11 April 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 145.

04 April 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 144.

29 March 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 143.

15 March 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 142

09 March 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 141.

28 February 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 140.

15 February 2010 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 139.

07 February 2010 - A visit to Tenerife. Entry 138.

07 January 2010 - Entry 137. The big snow.

29 December 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 136.

08 December 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 135.

29 November 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 134.

22 November 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 133.

15 November 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 132.

08 November 2009 - Autumn plants from Crete 3.

01 November 2009 - More autumn plants from Crete. Entry 130.

26 October 2009 - Sternbergias in Crete. Entry 129.

14 October 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 128.

27 September 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 127.

05 September 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 126.

23 August 2009 - Ericaceae in the Dolomites. Entry 125.

16 August 2009 - Soldanella in the Dolomites. Entry 124.

03 August 2009 - Gentiana in the Dolomites. Entry 123.

26 July 2009 - Ranunculus in the Dolomites. Entry 122.

12 July 2009 - Androsaces in the Dolomites. Entry 121.

05 July 2009 - Some Dolomite specials. Entry 120.

14 June 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 119.

07 June 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 118.

31 May 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 117.

23 May 2009 - Some plants from southern chalk. Entry 116.

11 May 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 115.

30 April 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 114.

22 April 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 113.

13 April 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 112.

07 April 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 111.

01 April 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 110.

25 March 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 109.

18 March 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 108

12 March 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 107.

05 March 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 106.

22 February 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 105.

15 February 2009 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 104.

08 February 2009 - Rhododendrons and other plants on Kinabalu. Entry 103.

04 January 2009 - Lilies and Nomocharis at Kilbryde. Entry 102.

27 December 2008 - Asiatic Primulas at Kilbryde. Entry 101.

10 December 2008 - Some rarities from yesteryear at Kilbryde. Special Centenary Edition.

01 December 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 99.

16 November 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 98.

09 November 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 97.

01 November 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 96.

25 October 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 95.

12 October 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 94.

05 October 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 93.

28 September 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 92.

21 September 2008 - Provence in autumn. Entry 91.

08 September 2008 - Kew in autumn. Entry 90.

31 August 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 89.

24 August 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 88.

17 August 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 87.

12 August 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 86.

03 August 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 85.

27 July 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 84.

20 July 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 83.

14 July 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 82.

06 July 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 81.

29 June 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 80.

22 June 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 79.

17 June 2008 - Limestone pavement at Sunbiggin Tarn, and meconopsis. Entry 78.

11 June 2008 - Some plants from northern Greece. Entry 77.

25 May 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 76.

19 May 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 75.

12 May 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 74.

04 May 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 73.

27 April 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 72.

20 April 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 71.

14 April 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 70.

01 April 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 69.

25 March 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 68.

19 March 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 67.

13 March 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 66.

04 March 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 65.

24 February 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 64.

17 February 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 63.

10 February 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 62.

03 February 2008 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 61.

31 December 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 60.

16 December 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 59.

02 December 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 58.

18 November 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 57.

11 November 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 56.

04 November 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 55.

21 October 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 54.

14 October 2007 - Autumn in Mallorca. Entry 53.

23 September 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 52.

16 September 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 51.

09 September 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 50.

02 September 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 49.

26 August 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 48.

19 August 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 47.

12 August 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 46.

05 August 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 45.

29 July 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 44.

22 July 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 43.

15 July 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 42.

08 July 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 41.

01 July 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 40

24 June 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 39.

3 June 2007 - Northumberland diary. Entry 38.

27 May 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 37.

13 May 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 36.

06 May 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 35.

29 April 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 34.

22 April 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 33.

15 April 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 32.

08 April 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 31.

01 April 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 30.

25 March 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 29.

18 March 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 28.

11 March 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 27.

04 March 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 26.

25 February 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 25.

18 February 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 24.

11 February 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 23.

04 February 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 22.

28 January 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 21.

21 January 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 20.

14 January 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 19.

07 January 2007 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 18.

31 December 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 17.

24 December 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 16.

18 December 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 15.

19 November 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 14.

12 November 2006 - Northumberland diary. Entry 13.

5th November 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 12.

29 October 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 11.

22 October 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 10.

15 October 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 9.

08 October 2006 - Northumberland Diary Entry 8.

01 October 2006 - Northumberland Diary Entry 7

24 September 2006 - Northumberland Diary Entry 6

17 September 2006 - Northumberland Diary Entry 5

10 September 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 4

03 September 2006 - Northumberland diary entry 3

30 August 2006 - Northumberland Diary entry 2

20 August 2006 - Northumberland Diary. Entry 1