April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

Next Day > < Previous Day We stay in B&B at Bantry House in Bantry. A huge pile in a terribly Irish state of dilapidation. Bantry House Bantry House Box…

4th May

…so. I remember planting this lot 40 years ago and they were at waist level for ages. Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ Afrocarpus falcatus with a…

4th February

…Camellia ‘Moonlight Bay’ Camellia ‘Moonlight Bay’ Camellia ‘Moonlight Bay’ A couple more undersized and blown open flowers on the Magnolia ‘Lanarth’. The first flowers blown away in the recent gales….

25th April

…their last ‘hurrah’. Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ First flowering here of Magnolia ‘Purple Prince’ which I first saw in the Valley Gardens at Windsor doing so well. Magnolia…

18th March

…Close by the east wind. bay hedge bay hedge Abies delavayi with sappy white new growth shoots. Abies delavayi Abies delavayi Sorbus aff. ligustrifolium flowering for the first time with…

7th May

…Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’. These plants are 12-15ft high, over-mature and on their last legs. Propagation urgent of this valuable Caerhays hybrid. Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ Rhododendron johnstoneanum; a…

27th October

…the nursery. Euonymus moupinensis Asia has rooted cuttings of Tom’s peculiar narrow leafed bay tree which grows beside Tregrehan House. bay tree Trays and trays of rooted scented rhododendrons. rooted…

13th June

…The G7 leaders leave St Ives this evening. The owner of the Carbis Bay Hotel, for whom our landscape team have been working since mid-January, promises a picture of Boris…

11th June

…Our landscape team finally finished working at 6.30pm on Wednesday at the Carbis Bay Hotel. A project which they started in January! Boris and Carrie arrived just before that. Working…

14th November

…colours on Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’. Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’ 2020 – CHW Yesterday at Burncoose where renovation work is progressing well.The new trade order loading and unloading bay. bay