13th May

…have cleared the rubbish from the front of the old schoolhouse a fine display of mixed colours of aquilegia has suddenly emerged from the bare soil. aquilegia Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays…

30th May

…too. Syringa josikaea Mixed colours of aquilegia outside the old village school. aquilegia Azalea ‘Whitethroat’ full out on the drive. Azalea ‘Whitethroat’ Rhododendron (Azalea) kiusianum has very few flowers this…

9th August

…yards away today and tracked it down. Rhododendron decorum Good to see that the very recent grass cutting has avoided the regrowth on this nice clump of Aquilegia. aquilegia Another…

6th May

…bonnets – Aquilegia – my father’s favourite wild(ish) flower Euphorbia mellifera is about to come out. It’s a shrub really rather than a herbaceous plant and very happy up against…