27th March

…at all bad with a whitish rim to the tepals. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ 2018 – CHW This camera got dropped recently and is performing badly as you…

8th March

…‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F…

7th March

…Close. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ First decent and unfrosted flowering of Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ which was planted in 2015. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’…

4th October

…Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’…

21st July

…CHW Trip to Burncoose to photograph more new plants for the 2017 catalogue:Hydrangea ‘Magical Amethyst’ – as its name implies Hydrangea ‘Magical Amethyst’ Hydrangea ‘St Moritzburg’ – quite nice Hydrangea…

29th March

…house falls down over lunch (in the excellent pub at Ruan Lanihorne). Evelyn Boscawen has a row with the scaffolders and asks our party if any of their photos show…

20th December

…dedicate a newly restored window to mum. Hell of a struggle to get the wheelchair into the church where Dad promptly falls asleep. No incidents except he calls Will Caws…

7th May

…power. 2004 – FJW Fair amount of rain, but main falls have missed us and passed by on eastern side. Some good Big Leaved Rhodo’s flowering on Rookery Path. 1928…

26th May

…potential. Magnolia x wiesneri As the rain falls off into the Rockery. Then driven home by the thunder – the dogs do not like it. Rhododendron radicans, one of the…