5th April

great uncle, Charles Williams, took on. He too was a keen gardener and hybridiser although heavily involved in wartime politics. It is said with great justification that the garden would…

13th September

…convivial evening! Great Gardens of Cornwall Great Gardens of Cornwall Great Gardens of Cornwall Great Gardens of Cornwall Great Gardens of Cornwall 2016 – CHW A trip to look mainly…

10th February

…Street. ‘Spring comes to Cornwall’ (or England) as the Great Gardens announce that six record Magnolia campbellii trees in six Great Gardens (Caerhays, Tregothnan, Heligan, Trengwainton, Trebah and Trewithen) all…

9th September

…native species are being shared among cognoscenti, can we hope to be proud to grow distinctive forms of the hybrid? To my mind the white-flowered form has great merit, and…

15th December

…Ilex aquifolium ‘Golden van Tol’ which the reference books say is not a great one for berrying up. Our plant below Tin Garden is looking great. Although the berries are…

4th July

…a water feature. Most effective in this South African themed garden which really works well. Stipa gigantea Stipa gigantea Stipa gigantea Miscanthus zebrinus as a great contrast to the stipa…

12th February

…Millais (chairman) and I (committee member) are still attempting to help run the society/group as well as the same nurseries and gardens which our great grandfathers and great uncles inaugurated…

10th April

…colour and impact but not hardiness. My great grandmother died well before my great grandfather so I must look up the parentage of this old Caerhays hybrid and ask Asia,…

29th May

…the same as Tom’s. Ditto Photinia nitakayamensis 9. The three Photinia villosa forms from Crûg are different and very probably correctly named So no great revelations and more research needed….

22nd May

…author), Charles Williams (Caerhays) and Jonathon Jones (Tregothnan) Great Gardens Book Chelsea Alan Titchmarsh – Great Gardens Book Chelsea 2016 – CHW We do a stand group photo before Rob…