Atomic Seeds and Mutant Cherry Trees

This amazing blog article by Jorge from the Primrose Blog site is a ‘must read’ This may come as a surprise to many but we have been breeding mutants for almost a century. Unfortunately the X-Men remain fictional but what we have produced are some plant varieties with some truly extraordinary (and many would claim unnatural) powers. Since 1942 scientists have been successfully inducing mutations in plants to improve crops…

The really useful way to keep fit and trim – Gardening

January Blues? New statistics show a spot of gardening could cheer you up says the RHS As new stats show that gardening makes you happy, the RHS films career changing gardeners A new survey* from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has shown that Brits truly are a nation of gardeners with 77% saying they garden and 82% saying it makes them feel happier. The results also revealed some surprising facts…