23rd February

…a roe Difficult to believe that we felled all the bottom of Bond Street only 35 or so years ago. bottom of Bond Street No magnolia colour yet in Old…

21st April

…odd if it had not arrived at all. Lots of archive work to do. Tom offers cuttings in the summer. This is a must acquire for the Caerhays collection with…

Tom Hudson – Camellia cuspidata saga!

Back to 22nd February. As mentioned on the 22nd February 2018, I sent the images to Tom Hudson (Tregrehan Gardens) and here is the debate that ensued between myself, Tom

29th May

…growth. 5. Ilex ficiodes is probably correctly named 6. Is Ilex centrochinensis actually Ilex verticellata? Probably not but Tom is checking. 7. Photinia microphylla here is the same as Tom’s…

6th October

…hence my surprise at the appearance of Tom’s C. oleifera. Just one of those gardening things! I remain an amateur with professionals like Tom! Asia and I went to collect…

20th March

…‘Maximus’ Clianthus puniceus ‘Maximus’ Grevillea ‘Fireworks’ just starting to flower as a large shrub under glass. Grevillea ‘Fireworks’ Grevillea ‘Fireworks’ An unnamed wild collected Hedychium which Tom gave us a…

23rd May

…a wonderful suckering and multi-stemmed plant of Quercus coccifera in full flower in Penvergate. Quercus coccifera Quercus coccifera During the day, where we were joined by Tom Hudson, we found…

22nd March

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW A late afternoon garden tour with Tom Hudson to look at forms…

Tom Hudson’s Reply – 10th June 2019

…if I can find one for when you come over on the 28th. Glad that you enjoyed the fair. I’m enjoying this rain just as much. Soon Tom Dipentodon sinicus…

29th April

…this bill. As we look closely to photograph the mature plants Tom Hudson, the owner, notices large red fruits in two parts(pod and receptacle). Tom’s plants are both female but…