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…

23rd March

…lower branches. younger Magnolia ‘J C Williams’ A young Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ is coming out. Very similar to Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ I think. Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ Another…

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?…

27th March

…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 ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ just…

28th April

…Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ This all takes three hours with ‘Abs’ the producer. Thankfully it does not rain until we have finished. Abs also works for ‘The One…

12th February

…half out on the lawn but very little in the paddock. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ is in tight bud on the lawn and in the paddock. Magnolia Charles Raffill is showing…

IDS Thank you email and photos

Tilia lenta? Lizzie, Charles & Peter Hoffman Charles and Peter Hoffman                 Finally, can you tell me if the tree in the third…

22nd May

…& Guy Hands Gemma Arterton & John Hill Gemma Arterton & protea ‘Little Prince’ John Hill from Burncoose Nurseries, Gemma Arterton, Gabby Evans from the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme, Charles

13th May

…gardens – especially Windsor. Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’ Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’ The last survivors of the big clump of Rhododendron ‘Mrs Lionel de Rothschild’ which was destroyed by a…

18th May

…Geraldine Hammond, Brenda Blethyn & Charles Williams at Chelsea 2015 Brenda Blethyn at Chelsea 2015 The Prince’s Trust, who are Terra Firma’s business charity, have a list of celebrities who…