9th May

…Magnolia ‘Ricki’ Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Judy’ Magnolia ‘Judy’ The best rhododendrons flowering in the species collection were: Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp…

11th April

…garden (rhodo wise) today. Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ First house martins seen above the lawn today. Just a few trying out their old nest sites below the castle…

2nd May

…I think than Halesia carolina. Halesia monticola The presentation to Lionel de Rothschild. Lionel de Rothschild 2018 – CHW A trip with Jaimie and Michael as planned to inspect what…

30th March

…I hope is a down to earth manner. Not too much botany or fancy Latin but this cannot always be avoided. If you search this diary for a particular plant…

12th April

…ponder getting the contractor to move it! The fish channel is clearly set too high and unusable by fish as well so all in all a total ‘balls up’. We…