Contributors to the Garden Diary

The Caerhays Garden Diary has been contributed to by four people. For more history of the Caerhays Estate, Caerhays Castle Gardens and the contributors themselves please view the Caerhays website…

15th March

…resist yet more of ‘Caerhays Belle’ in the sun. ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ 2016 – CHW The bluebells are coming…

21st April

…the only two old mature trees at Caerhays. Manglietia grandis Manglietia grandis Manglietia grandis Michelia floribunda – now the fun really starts. The old plant at Caerhays which we have…

6th March

…Veen’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ is much better today (this year anyway) as I am sure you would agree here. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays

23rd February

…Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ sister seedling (ie from same seedpod) of Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Another sister seedling to M. ‘Caerhays Splendour’ resides by the gate into White Styles Field. I have…

26th February

…out Hardenbergia violacea outside their tearooms. Very fine for February. Hardenbergia violacea Hardenbergia violacea Our ‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers. Our ‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers Early buds forming on a large…

13th March

…31st January whereas Caerhays did not 5. The hybridisation work of Philppe de Spoelberg in crossing ‘Black Tulip’ and ‘Pickards Ruby’ with Caerhays bred hybrids (JCW, FJW) and the New…

10th March

…‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ What other tree gives this sort of dramatic show? Breathtaking! 2016 – CHW…

17th March

…and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster…

7th May

…its best in the Auklandii Garden. Rhododendron davidsonianum ‘Caerhays Pink’ Rhododendron davidsonianum ‘Caerhays Pink’ Here is the more normal colour for comparison. normal colour for comparison The second and proper…