I posted this montage on Twitter but didn't have space for the names. Last Tuesday at Mt Edgcumbe the camellias were really getting into their stride. I spent the day taking photos and these are some of the highlights, names below. Row 1, Masayoshi (probably), Dainty (California), grijsii, General Lamoriciere, Sundae. Row 2, Felice Harris, … Continue reading Mount Edgcumbe montage
I just nipped out and took photos of three of my camellias. I was struck by how diverse they were and how likely it is that a lot of people would hold strong opinions about where each of them sat on the refined/vulgar spectrum. I can honestly say that while they appeal to me in different … Continue reading A matter of taste
I took the precaution of doing my voluntary day at Mt Edgcumbe yesterday, having seen the forecast for today. It's raining and foggy, it was a good call. Yesterday it was blowing a hoolie but at least it was dry and sunny. When I checked through the collection last summer, there were three sections that … Continue reading 4, 5 & 8; a tale of slippery slopes.