Contributors to the Garden Diary

…or read ‘Caerhays Castle’ by Charles Williams published by Pasticcio in 2011. CHW 2015- Charles H Williams Charles the current owner and curator of Caerhays Gardens and lives in the…

28th April

…to enjoy anyway. Planted here in 2005. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ This all takes three hours with ‘Abs’ the producer. Thankfully it does…

24th April

…[…]From: Sally Hayward Sent: 28 April 2020 10:32 To: Charles Williams PA Subject: An update from Steve Hootman, Rhododendron Species Foundation Dear Charles I have heard back from Steve Hootman….

27th March

…Camellia japonica. The latter is more popular today with the public but undeservedly so. It flowers much later than the Dr too. Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Rhododendron arboreum…

1st April

…good young plants of Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ with their first flowers at least that I have seen. Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ Magnolia…

16th July

…to be the true species. Perhaps Magnolia ‘Ralph’ or ‘Charles Coates’? Not quite like the M. ‘Charles Coates’ at Burncoose in flower form (more yellowish than white) and colour though?…

13th May

…others here and in other key woodland gardens – especially Windsor. Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’ Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’ The last survivors of the big clump of Rhododendron ‘Mrs Lionel…

19th April

…I rather doubt his prowess here. Rhododendron impeditum ‘J C Williams’ Quite a nice pink Rhododendron arboreum at Donkey Shoe which was planted as ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ which it probably…

18th May

…a joint interview for Sky News. Guy Hands, Geraldine Hammond, Brenda Blethyn & Charles Williams at Chelsea 2015 Brenda Blethyn at Chelsea 2015 The Prince’s Trust, who are Terra Firma’s…

22nd May

…from the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme, Charles Williams from Burncoose Nurseries, Hannah Arterton and Guy Hands from Terra Firma Details Above Gemma, her sister and John Gemma, her sister and…