Secret World of Plants
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(Jul 27, 2010)
Plants need an enthusiastic spokesman to release their fantastic stories of how and where they grow, what they grow with in the world of plans and fauna, how they were discovered and how they were used. A World of Plants will broaden your ideas about plants to put in your garden. Broadcatsters Terry Underhill and Frances Donovan have teamed up to bring you the stories behind the plants, some you will know some mos definitely will suprise you. Disc 1 Winter/Early Spring: In this compilation Terry looks at late Winter/early Spring color including varieties of Crocus, Hamamelis, Erica, and Skimmia. Terry talks to horticulturist Rose Clay about Euonymus, Ilex, Daphnes and Hellebores. Frances covers amongst others, Garrya elliptica, Snowdrops, Stinking Hellebore, Lesser Celandine, Narcissus, Drimys, Ribes laurifolium and Rhododendron moupinense. Spring: In this compilation Terry looks at Spring plants including varieties of Acers, Dicentras, Camellias, Magnolias, Rhododendrons, Primula sibthorpii, Erinus alpinus and the Tulip tree. Terry talks to nhorticulturist Rose Clay about Bog plants and Geraniums. Frances covers amongst others, Sophora tetraptera, Pieris forrestii, Corylopsis veitchiana, Magnolia, Bluebells, Ceanothus, Phygelius and Crinodendron hookerianum. Disc 2 Summer: In this compilation Terry looks at Summer colour including varieties of Cornus, Anchusa, Rosa filipes Kiftsgate, Cerinthe, Alpines, Helianthus and Rudbeckia. Terry talks to horticulturist Rose Clay about Penstemons and Hydrangeas Frances covers amongst others, Lythrum salicaria, Chelidonium, Summer Snowflake, Solidago, Gunnera manicata and Clematis. Late Summer/Autumn: In this compilation Terry looks at late summer/autumn colour including varieties of Hydrangea, Daboecia, Clerodendrum, Abelia, Schizostylis, Gladiolus, Nerine, Sternbergia, Colchicum, Cyclamen. Terry talks to horticulturist Rose Clay about Asters, Crocosmias, Phlox and Chrysanthemums. Frances covers amongst others, Eupatorium, Roses, Salvia, Viburnum, Chaenomeles and Actaea rubra.