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The Lobb Brothers and Their Famous Plants

calendar17th Jan 2024, 10:45 am

Torquay Museum Society Lecture by Caradoc Doy

Cornish brothers William and Thomas Lobb were two of the most important plant hunters in British gardening history in the 19th century. Caradoc is a Devon based horticulturalist and is an authority on the history of plants introduced during the Victorian period - particularly relating to the Veitch Nurseries of Exeter and Chelsea.

Lectures are free of charge to Torquay Museum Society Members but the general public are also welcome to attend - £5 per ticket, payable on the door.

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