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Explorers Pitlochry


We have just returned from a fabulous holiday in Scotland
On the next to last day we visited Explorers garden in Pitlochry which tells the stories of Scottish Plant Hunters who risked their lives travelling the globe in search of new plants and trees for cultivation,commerce and conservation.
The weather all the time when we were away was sunny and very warm.
I hope you enjoy a selection of plants etc especially my favourites the Blue and white Meconopsis – Himalayan Poppy.


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Thanks for sharing your pictures Marjories, there are some beautiful flowers there. Sometime ago I was given a packet of seeds for the Himalayan Blue Poppy and I was quite thrilled until I read the instructions on how to grow them...very complicated. Needless to say I didn't grow them.

6 Jun, 2016


What a marvellous theme for a garden! What a dedicated bunch of men those explorers were -its nice to know they are honoured in this way. Imagine being the first person to come across those poppies!

6 Jun, 2016


It's lovely and colourful but doesn't it look lush and green?
I've always loved the blue Meconopsis but wow, the white one's are spectacular too!!

6 Jun, 2016


great pictures thanks for sharing, such color,

6 Jun, 2016


Lovely photos Marjorie. I'm glad you enjoyed your holiday :)

8 Jun, 2016


We really enjoyed our holiday.
Thank you for comments.
I hope to do a painting
of the Meconopsis when I have time.
I also wish that I could grow them !
Hywel nice to hear from you.

9 Jun, 2016


You're welcome Marjorie :) I come on when I can.

10 Jun, 2016

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