15th May

…Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ making good headway in the Isla Rose Plantation. Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ 2019…

8th April

…should stock. Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus A fine Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’. Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’ This 90 year old freestanding wisteria clump has been created gradually by…

17th April

…Red’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ Ceanothus ‘Puget Blue’ Ceanothus ‘Puget Blue’ Two camellias still with decent flowers despite a month’s heat and sun: Camellia x williamsii ‘Tristram Carlyon’ Camellia x…

Irish trip April 2018

…to collect Thomas Methuen-Campbell. Osmanthus delavayi full out and looking fine. One of four in square beds featuring a magnolia. Osmanthus delavayi Osmanthus delavayi Typical snow damage on Ceanothus thyrsiflorus…

14th December

…backhouseana just out. Correa backhouseana Correa backhouseana Correa harrisii just starting to fade. Correa harrisii Correa harrisii Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’ with flowers. Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’ The magnolia tunnel all tidied…

6th April

…rather wind battered clump of Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ starting to come out. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ More overnight frost really has cut back the Gunnera manicata by the dog kennels but…