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…

22nd May

…The Michelia doltsopas are now back into full leaf thankfully. Michelia doltsopa 2019 – CHW Mrs Williams and Mrs Clarke hiding (exhausted) in the shade outside the exhibitors ‘tent’. Mrs

3rd April

…it. Rhododendron macabeanum Good to see the elderly Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ still flowering away. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Half a Eucryphia lucida…

11th March

…Rhododendron calophytum Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’ with its droopy habit and huge flowers is just out for the first time this year. Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’…

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…

3rd July

…the Daily Telegraph (4 May( about Charles Williams and Caerhays has coincided with my revisiting our family history, and I have recently found two photos of Tommy Michael, who I…

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…

13th May

…many 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

24th April

…gifts of cuttings by Caerhays in the 1960s to Japan and America. These would be absolutely prohibited today.From: Sally Hayward Sent: 22 April 2020 12:16 To: Charles Williams PA Subject:…

3rd March

…that they bend the branches down so that you cannot really see the flowers properly. Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’…