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Tale of the plant hunters

Tim Keyworth, a proponent of rhododendrons in all their glory.

The rhododendron collections, that Brodick Castle is so famous for, are coming into full splendour at this time of year, writes Tim Keyworth.

Visitors often walk by without appreciating the great trials and tribulations that the plant hunters went through so that we can enjoy these plants in our gardens today. It is exceptionally easy to take a plant for granted, more so now than ever with it being fairly straight forward to propagate many plants with relative ease commercially.

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