Under the tab for Mt Edgcumbe, you will find pages for some of the areas into which the National Collection of Camellias is divided. I have now posted illustrations for most of Area 1G. The reason I started in the middle is simple enough; approaching the collection from the usual car park 1G is the first … Continue reading Mt Edgcumbe, the next stage.
Month: August 2016
Mt Edgcumbe, redrawing the maps
One of the more important tasks I have undertaken over the past few months is to update the maps of the collection. These are hand written and have been much amended and annotated over the years. Each section has been checked, noting where plants are missing, have been replaced or additions made. I have then … Continue reading Mt Edgcumbe, redrawing the maps
The Camellia Volunteer
No, not the variety raised by Mark Jury, I refer to myself in my on-going role as a volunteer helping with the National collection at Mt Edgcumbe. Four months on and I have not missed a week. I'd like to think that I've done some good too. I started out checking the various sections of … Continue reading The Camellia Volunteer