1st June

…Both much earlier than usual. Actinidia deliciosa Actinidia deliciosa The new growth on the single pink Camellia sasanquas is a startling purplish-red. I have often seen this fleetingly but never…

24th April

…grand opening of the new rockery border. Actinidia kolomitka covering a wall. Actinidia kolomitka Actinidia kolomitka Cutting the ribbon with Terence, Lizzie and Thomas. Big speech. Cutting the ribbon Cutting…

12th December

…CHW Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ laden with buds for next year with only a few old leaves left. A bumper flowering in prospect. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Actinidia deliciosa…

1st May

…to bring them on more quickly. Trachelospermum Trachelospermum Flowers coming on the actinidias. Actinidia This Cardiocrinum giganteum has a huge flowering spike. Can we get it in flower in time?…

28th November

…2015 – CHW We do not think of wisteria as being good autumn colour but just look at this adorning the outside gents’ loo! The actinidia grows through it and…

5th July

…the farthest one 1927 – JCW The Actinidia in the Pinus austriaca is good. The Magnolia delavayi’s are flowering. Also Mag hypoleuca and parviflora. M glauca is not quite open….