Growing Olive Trees in the British Isles
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Last updated 23rd March 2017
Caradoc Doy has a passion for plants and plant conservation, a keen interest in
gardens and the designed landscape.
He is a self-employed horticulturist and an authority on the history of the Veitch Nurseries of Exeter & Chelsea.
Caradoc has been researching the history of the Veitch Nurseries of Exeter & Chelsea
for many years and is available for bookings to give illustrated talks about this remarkable family business and their plant hunters.
Gardening Talks & Tours
Caradoc travels widely to give gardening talks and is also
sometimes available at short notice to cover for illnesses or cancellations.
Growing Olives in the British Isles
European Olive - Olea europaea 'Peace'.
Caradoc has been growing olive trees since about 1990 and introduced a tough variety into
cultivation Olea europaea 'Peace,' also known as the Peace Olive.
Currently stock is very limited. Please make contact should you be interested in a Peace Olive tree.
Click here to see a range of items for sale from Caradoc Doy including the re-print of
Hortus Veitchii, olive tree feed and greetings cards.
Please visit the online shop for that special gift.
Some useful links to some of the world's leading
botanic gardens, plant societies, garden history societies and horticultural associations.