9th May

…a compact habit. RHODODENDRON crassum RHODODENDRON crassum Rhododendron crassum is pink in bud and the smell was just coming. Too far out already for Chelsea though. RHODODENDRON ‘Berts Own’ Rhododendron…

3rd May

…clump of Rhododendron ‘Berts Own’ just coming out. Fabulous scent. Rhododendron ‘Berts Own’ The rare Symplocos dryophylla full out by Georges Hut. Not a great smell. Symplocos dryophylla Symplocos dryophylla…

24th April

…from which cuttings will need to be taken in four to six weeks when still soft (fragrantissimum, formosum, Princess Alice, Lady Alice Fitzwilliam, Berts Own, HarryTagg, Anne Teese, ciliicalyx, Countess…

30th May

…– one survivor from three planted by Georges Hut. Looks quite like our own hybrid, ‘Berts Own’. Rhododendron edgeworthii – pink form A newish Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Palibini’ is plastered in…

31st May

…parents. Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Azaleas Then back down through Hardy and Berts Nursery between the two ferneries. Who Hardy and Bert were I have no…

28th March

…now with a blue sky behind. Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling At Hardy and Berts Nursery between the two ferneries there are three…

15th November

…below Hardy & Berts Old Nursery bed when we were looking at ilex species in the garden. No flowers if it is an Osmanthus but no berries either if it…

20th November

…sycamore which Jaimie was pruning below the old Hardy & Berts Nursery Bed (they were the gardeners who created it in the (?) 1920s). Ivy shoots 2019 – CHW First…