Reading around the subject.

It is still a little cold to spend a lot of time in the garden,.

I have therefore used my time to catch up on the numerous articles about plants that I have been wanting to read.

The FT on a Saturday has a wide variety of articles that provide excellent reading.

Robin Lane Fox features every week.

Recent articles include an interesting account of Plants along the Silk Road from Turkey to China.

Matthew Wilson is another regular contributor.

His latest writing was about the struggle for land In Kenya.

The producers of Cut Flowers compete for land and water with the famous Maasai  tribe.

Jane Owen joined a RHS Plant Seekers trip to south west China and described the beautiful plants they found.

We can all take time to improve our plant knowledge.

This can be done sitting in doors while we wait for the weather to warm up!

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