Diary - Part 4
Fourth and final part of your Editor's secret diaries, faithfully
kept through flood, fire, feast and famine. This time India and
Pakistan. Plus the first published photograph of a new species of
Trachycarpus which is set to take the palm world by storm!
A delightful article by a real enthusiast about a trip to Spain
and an attempt to locate one of Europe's rarest and most exciting
Treeferns. Wonderful stuff!
Monsters & T.E.P.E.'s
Jason de Grellier Payne
Jason describes himself as an 'Exotic Gardener', and herein he shares
his hopes and fears for the 'new movement' in European gardening.
What is the new movement? Well T.E.P.E.'s of course!
Buying exotic plants in Germany to grow in Greece poses its own
problems, and this practical article demonstrates how the author
helps them to make the transition.
Dr Ragip Esener
Everyone has hopefully, by now, heard of Phoenix theophrastii, one
of the only two palms endemic to Europe. In this article Dr. Esener
describes a variant which may turn out to be a new species of Phoenix.
Enjoy the article, then turn to the Letters Page to find out how
you can own one.
You Ever Go Across The Sea...
B. W. Fursman
...to Ireland of course! And if you do, you could do worse than
follow in B. W. Fursman's footsteps to some palmy places. Fab!
The European Palm Society now to get access to these