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Gary

Members & their Greenhouses
May 2009
Gary Dando
South West Area Representative

Part 3


Shepton Mallet 2008

   An early May visit was made to meet Gary Dando, South West Representative, who is based in Radstock, Somerset. Gary is well known for his stunning displays of begonias at such places as the National Amateur Gardening Show that takes place at Shepton Mallet in September. Always looking to experiment with less well know varieties, Gary is this year trialling some Australian varieties that were obtained for him by Dennis Need. These will not feature this year but some look quite promising and others maybe not so good.

   Gary uses impact plants such as Flamboyant to give highlights on his exhibit. Also featured in these pictures are various multi floras that are now in their infancy but still looking very attractive. These may undoubtedly be on show later in the year.


Moonlight & Roses

Hannah

Icicle

Chamilion

Kelly

Scarlet Sparkle

Waterfalls

Yellow Rose

Victoria Waterfalls

Elegance

Million Kisses Passion

Peardrop

Part 1          Part 2          Part 4
Pictures by Basil Billinger & John Chiswell,  May 2009

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