Island, that is. Of New Zealand, where grows one of the most attractive
of all the near-hardy palms, the Nikau. Grab your shaving brush
and meet Peter in its most southerly habitat there.
Review: 'The Diamond Lane Guide to Growing Palms in a Temperate
Climate' by Don Tollefson
Could this be the ultimate book on the subject? Toby Spanner has
been reading between the lines
You'll remember Paul's earlier 'Sparkling Oasis'. In this follow-up
we hear what's been happening to the garden since then.
Mike Prime runs the Besson Street Community Garden in south London.
In some detail he explains its history and creation, its successes
and failures. Mike is a 'hands-on' sort of a guy and his personal
observations are painstakingly recorded. Valuable stuff!
An event originally billed as 'Northern Members Get Together' (see
Chamaerops 21) turned out to be a truly national event. Bob Hood,
new EPS member and friend of hosts Greg Plenty and Richard Darlow
paints a word picture of the day.
Revoluta - Ancient & Modern
Tony turns the spotlight on Cycas revoluta - the Sago Palm. Why
is it called 'revoluta'? Why is it called 'Sago'? Why is it called
a palm? And is it really hardy? Tony reveals all.
Extraordinaire in Brittany
Northern France is not the sort of place you'd expect to find exotica.
But here it all is, in beauty and profusion
The European Palm Society now to get access to these