Local History Group

Wednesday 27 April, 2.00pm in Southfields, Duns. Anne McNeill talks about Robert Fortune, the famous Berwickshire plant hunter/ botanist who was largely responsible for introducing tea cultivation to India from China and who brought over 250 varieties of plants to Britain, America and Australia.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: