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Cornucopia is a digest of articles from the newsletters of HPS local and specialist groups.

Cornucopia 43: Spring 2019

Cornucopia 42: Autumn 2018

Cornucopia 41: Spring 2018

From the Editor Marion Jay
An Austrian Scythe Monica Meeneghan
Geranium phaeum 'Joseph Green' Lynne Edwards
Marianne North Sandy Monk
Of Scrooge and Snowdrops Stella Tracey
Primula aureata Judi Barton
Pulmonarias - A Talk by Sally-Ann Turner Karen Sparrow
Sedums - Friends in Danger Alex Pankhurst
The Seeds of Life Gill Wragg
Siberian Irises Don Witton
Some Worthy Daffodils Rob Cole
Tresco Abbey Gardens Helen Senior
Vole Wars David Pollitt

Cornucopia 40: Autumn 2017

Cornus Kousa 'China Girl' Nigel Needham
Dandelions Jennifer H. Creech
The Flowers of Himachal Pradesh; A Talk by Sue Jackman Karen Sparrow
Green Manures Mike Wheeler
Hestercombe Marion Jay
Horticultural Graffiti Dorothy Harriman
A Mixed Blessing Jean Rush
Propagating Perennials Don Witton
Rosa Rugosa Andrew Haynes
Shadows of Time Anita Chapman
A Shetland Adventure Junella McKay
Tree Shaping in the USA Joe Clements

Cornucopia 39: Spring 2017

Cornucopia 38: Autumn 2016

Cornucopia 37: Spring 2016

Alliums Jackie Currie
Camassia Stella Exley
Cardamine Quinquefolia Dawn Trenchard
An Exotic Escape in Luton Neil Jones and Omar Domingo
The Flowering of Melianthus Major John Hudson
Hepaticas Ronnie Golisti
My Garden in Spring Jo Goldsworthy
Payback - A Talk by Bob Brown Jeremy Spon
Succeeding With Monardas Adrian de Baat
A Touch of Italy in Northumberland Miranda McCormack
A Visit to Hertfordshire Hellebores Marion Jay
A Winter Performer Rob Cole

Cornucopia 36: Autumn 2015

Cornucopia 35: Spring 2015

Cornucopia 34: Autumn 2014

Cornucopia 33: Spring 2014

Cornucopia 32: Autumn 2013

Cornucopia 31: Spring 2013

Comfrey Frank Caunt
Delphiniums - a talk by Mark Lyman Peter Schofield
Epimediums Don Witton
A few easy hepaticas and the best ways to enjoy them Glenn Shapiro
Flowery lawns Alison Mallett
Gone to seed? Anita Chapman
In praise of the primrose Barbara Matthewman
Primroses Alex Pankhurst
The quiet Americans Joe Sime
A really useful plant John Hudson
Spring in our garden Keith Thompson
Tulips at Orchard House Pamela Clark
Unusual bulbs (Part 1) Ron Davies
The ups and downs of school gardening Jane Beattie

Cornucopia 30: Autumn 2012

Cornucopia 29: Spring 2012

Auriculas Peter Hart
A Born Survivor Andrew Lawes
Clematis from seed Maggie Duguid
The Clematis Wall Barbara O'Brien
Cuttings Wendy Sime
Don't be scared of Orange Lys de Bray
Erodiums Judy Coulson
Garden Hepaticas Sue Ward
In praise of Ligularia Gwladys Tonge
Lilium martagon Alison Mayall
Living with a Hostaholic Dot Patterson
Making a Mountain Garden in Crete Elaine Trevitt
Miscanthus John Summerfield
My Three Favourite Gardening Books Dorothy Harriman
Nasturtium officinale Geoff Aston
Perennial Centaureas for the Garden Martin & Janet Blow
A Plant Community Febrin LePadden
Sempervivums - Love them or hate them? Angela Overland
A Visit to the Laskett Carole Webb

Cornucopia 28: Autumn 2011

Bergenias Jennifer Harmer
Blue and White Jackie Davies
Dactylorhiza Orchids Debbie Leonard
Gardeners Question Time Sally Pearson
Gardening in a small space Joe Rice
Hardy Perennials from Seed Rob & Diane Cole
The life of a professional gardener Rupert Wade
More about toad lilies Malcolm Michael
My bog garden Rupert Wade
Nerines - doing it by the book Patricia Connor
Onwards and Upwards Febrin LePadden
Pennisetums John Summerfield
Photography workshop Rupert Wade
Rabbit resistant plants? Val White
Salvias for late colour Ron Davies
Sussex Prairies Paul & Pauline McBride
Toad Lilies Anne Godfrey

Cornucopia 27: Spring 2011

A. T. Johnson Sue Catchpole
The Cornish Shovel Andrew Haynes
Dierama cultivation and propagation Gary Dunlop
Eucomis - coconut or boiled cabbage Alison Mayall
Fatal attraction Compo Steep
Forward not back Janet Sleep
Garden of Two Halves Barbara O'Brien
Gardens in Brittany Val White
The Garlic recipe Joan Cooper
How to deal with dry shade Joe Sime
How to stay cool in Summer Janet Dolling
Kiss me over the garden gate Andrew Lawes
Movement in plants Peggy Dawe
People watching Jane Allison
Pictorial meadows Judy Pollitt
Survival of the fittest Peter Goodlad
A tale of two Astelias Virginia Oakes
Tender climbers Joan Millard
Thalictrums Jennifer Harmer
Why grow Pulmonarias Sally-Ann Turner

Cornucopia 26: Autumn 2010

Adventures with a compost tumbler Roy Stickland
Battle for a perfect Lily Joan Millard
Books for exotic gardeners Nick Broughton
Calories in the Garden Derek Cooper
Composting thoughts Anthony Ewin
Hardy Begonias Elizabeth McManus
Heleniums: Brides of the Sun Janet & Martin Blow
Hoheria Harry Brickwood
In praise of Coronillas Margaret Doble
A Modified Crevice Garden Hilary Hide
Peonies on an Allotment Penny Johnson
Pumonaria - renewed joy! Sue Dawson
Season of Mists James McCombe
South African Bulbous Plants Roger Stuckey
Those bells, those bells Ben Green
Two neglected roses Irene Feesey
Useful plants John Hudson
Viburnums for winter interest Yvonne Matthews
The woodland garden - five years on Organoman
Yellow Corydalis Brian Whitton
Yew and non-yew Compo Steep

Cornucopia 25: Spring 2010

Cornucopia 24: Autumn 2009

Agapanthus and the Love Hate Relationship Janet Sleep
Beautiful Burnets Anne Godfrey
Calla Lilies Geoffrey Frankcom
Chocolate Cosmos Sheila Phillips
Digital Photography in the Garden Karin Proudfoot
Echinacea Jennie Maillard
Euphorbiaciae Jennifer Harmer
Geums Sue Martin
Have Fun and Hybridise Brita Carson
Hodmedods and Friends Alex Pankhurst
In Praise of the Lesser Celandine Bob Foulds
Iris - the Rainbow Flower Gwen Scott
Joe Swift Stole my Thunder Margaret Nichol
A Little Bit of Pre-History Lys de Bray
Plants in Pots Hazel Finney
Scent for Winter James McCombe
Symphytum Species Isa Hall
Time for That Extra Blanket Judith Stephens
To Herbar or Knot Organoman

Cornucopia 23: Spring 2009

Dahlias come in from the cold Rosemary Mitchell
Daphnes Hugh Blundstone
Euphorbia x pasteurii Don Witton
An exotic Oasis Mary Argent
Garden visiting in Northern France Mike Chapman
How to have a bulbous bonanza Heather Russell
If at first... Rob Senior
Once bitten... Chris James
Pacific Coast Irises Brita Carson
Permaculture garden Narinder Sohal
Plants from the edge of the world Valerie Livesey
Rosa canina Tim Brown
Spring cleaning the borders Tricia Fraser
Too much choice Joe Sime
Trees and shrubs from seed Jeremy Spon
The writing on the wall Tony Bays

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