27th April

…Cart Road but it is not! Looks more like Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’. This is labelled Rhododendron bauhiniflorum below Hovel Cart Road but it is not! Looks more like Rhododendron ‘Alison

23rd April

…bit rain battered but still with some decent flowers by Tin Garden. Magnolia ‘Susan’ Magnolia ‘Susan’ A good young clump of Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’. Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’…

9th October

…near this malus. Is not that the fun of wandering about the garden to come across hidden treasures. Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ I have no idea what this…

20th December

…and running out of energy. Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ Trimming a nearby plant has however produced some regrowth from the base so there may still be hope. Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ 2020…

19th April

…Chelsea Flower Show is still a month away. Embothrium lanceolatum Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’. A must for propagation. Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ The dying clump of Rhododendron morii – they live only…

24th December

…is spectacular. Rhododendron moulmainense Rhododendron moulmainense Rhododendron moulmainense Flower buds nearly out on Fatsia polycarpa. Fatsia polycarpa More trimming out of deadwood on the Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ by George’s Hut….

20th February

…elderly Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ which had been so carefully pruned recently was uprooted in the storm. So much for TLC! Rhododendron ‘Alison Johnstone’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ completely survived Storm Eunice…

3rd April

…Best Exhibit in Section B – Magnolia Classes. Treve was an active member of the Executive Committee. George Johnstone Perpetual Trophy The George Johnstone Perpetual Trophy – First awarded in…

19th July

…Shop Erigeron ‘See Breeze’ on Monica’s garden wall. Erigeron ‘See Breeze’ Alison’s potted display at the Top Lodge as good as ever. Alison’s potted display Alison’s potted display First flowering…

29th August

Alison’s hanging basket begonias Alison’s hanging basket begonias This was originally, in 1999, a clump of ten plants of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’. They have done well and are a…