29th July

…best. Kniphofia caulescens Kniphofia caulescens Canna ‘Bonfire’ full out. Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Even larger and more mature flower heads on two more dying Agave americana. Agave americana…

11th November

…‘Winters Toughie’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winters Toughie’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ has changed colours in the four days. The red is going and more yellow now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa…

10th September

…Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Cornus florida well on the way to autumn glory in early September and quite a sight today. Cornus florida Cornus kousa ‘Gold…

20th October

…for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa aquatica is still green all over. 2016 – CHW The seed heads on Viburnum betulifolium are ripe and some…

24th April

…possibilities. [I found the answer: it is ‘Sundance’!] yellow magnolia yellow magnolia yellow magnolia yellow magnolia A big bonfire of an old dead yew and laurel hedge trimming above the…

9th May

…twittering away with delight. Two green woodpeckers on the lawn chasing ants. A bonfire to clear a space to plant our Rhododendron ‘Mrs Butler’ layers in the autumn where a…

22nd April

…eat something like this? What animal eats this? Phillyrea angustifolia Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ looking great. Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ Euphorbia epithymoides ‘Bonfire’ is new to our catalogue. Euphorbia epithymoides ‘Bonfire’ Epimedium…

4th September

…lotus Oxydendrum arboreum now out in flower. Slow to come out from when we last saw it. Oxydendrum arboreum Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ with great colour already and may drop…

15th September

…Vaccinum cylindraceum 2018 – CHW Smoke from the huge bonfire in Dry Walls drifts down the valley and over the pond. We are clear felling an area to replant. Smoke…

12th February

…tidy up around the, once record tree, Pinus pinaster which fell a year or so ago. Pinus pinaster When having a bonfire in strong winds near other plants cut a…