1st July

…harm in that!Acer cappadocium ‘Aureum’ has very fine new growth indeed as a young plant in Kennel Close. Acer cappadocium ‘Aureum’ Acer cappadocium ‘Aureum’ Acer cappadocium ‘Aureum’ Half of this…

8th September

…Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ in full flower. Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ Dregea sinensis Dregea sinensis Dregea sinensis 2016 – CHW Mespilus germanica with a good…

8th April

…One for the acer care article. Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ similarly effective for the care article. Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ Prunus…

1st April

…Carpinus japonica Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ in full flower and not seen like this before. Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ The view of the various michelias from Donkey Shoe. view…

15th February

…bud opens then fading creamy white. Not a good flowering year for this species with relatively few flowers. Rhododendron grande Rhododendron grande Rhododendron aureum is out in the greenhouse. This…

11th May

…shows colour, several Wilsonii flowers open. Double crimsons not yet open. 1927 – JCW Roylii cinnabarinum are open and so Auklandii but [?] forms are over. Aureum is very good….

5th May

…Worried about Nothofagus obliqua which looks far from well. 1946 – CW Staphylea very good and Auklandii at their best – Aureum, Yellow Hammer and a good many Concatenans x…

18th May

…6 in across, the big plant Nicholsiana just opening, it looks well. The big Parviflora never looked better. R aureum is very good, the early Magnolia wilsoni has many flowers…

21st April

…were good. Camellias speciosa still some flowers and a lot on the hybrids. Rho aureum at its best, also Auklandii and Loderi. 6 plants of Magnolia nitida in flower all…

13th May

…and a good garden plant. Rhododendron ‘Nancy Evans’ Rhododendron ‘Nancy Evans’ Rhododendron ‘Nancy Evans’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ – plastered in flower. Almost a rockery plant (aureum x hanceanum). Caerhays bred. Rhododendron…