8th December

…‘Landsdowne Gem’ Clematis cirrhosa ‘Landsdowne Gem’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ is now full out and beginning to look as attractive as ever. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Plenty of seeds…

25th May

…BBC Coverage of RCMG Stand BBC Coverage of RCMG Stand 2015 – CHW Azalea ‘Arneson’s Gem’ Azalea ‘Arneson’s Gem’ The plan is unnamed deciduous azaleas on the drive but Jaimie…

31st May

…A rogue Rhododendron ponticum is suddenly visible opposite Rhododendron stenaulum. It must go! Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron ponticum Podocarpus ‘Blue Gem’ has the most superb new growth. I was introduced to…

23rd March

…‘Scented Gem’ Magnolia ‘Scented Gem’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ just starting. Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ The Magnolia veitchiis stand out behind the castle. Magnolia veitchiis Campbell Clarke and his friends after four…

12th May

…Camellia champetre Sweet Emily Kate Camellia champetre Sweet Jane Camellia classique Tom Pouce Camellia classique Winter Gem 2015 – CHW First lorry goes to Chelsea with the fountain and the…

6th March

…only five minutes off the A30 and a real gem. Once the home of Kenneth Ashburner the renowned birch expert it is now the home of one of the national…

2nd October

…months later into flower than Hydrangea aspera villosa or Hydrangea sargentiana varieties. As such rather a gem to propagate. Hydrangea aspera robusta Hydrangea aspera robusta Hydrangea aspera robusta 2016 –…

4th August

Gem’ came as a gift from David Lees of Lees & Co where he had grown it for many years in his seaside garden at Lymington. Clearly tender and probably…