The following article, rst published in The Garden1 in 1977, is oneof the few records of this exceptional garden and was written by PAUL MILES who stayed with the Vicomte de Noailles several times. Paul died in June 2017 and the article stands in tribute to his love of the Society and contribution to horticulture.
In June 2016 Bob Berry celebrated his 100th birthday in Gisborne surrounded by family and many of his dendrology friends. To mark the occasion the Eastwoodhill National Arboretum presented him with a Wollemi-pine, Wollemia nobilis; a species until then not available in New Zealand. ALAN JELLYMAN writes about the arboretum at Hackfalls, the life work of this remarkable man.