19th July

…covered by nets and plastic covers. They produce a tonne of cherries a day in season. Quite delicious! Godshill cherry farm Godshill cherry farm Godshill cherry farm Godshill cherry farm…

6th April

…Prunus campanulata ‘Felix Jury’ – a must-get cherry Prunus campanulata ‘Felix Jury’ Prunus campanulata ‘Felix Jury’ Buxus hyrcanus – unusual to say the least Buxus hyrcanus Buxus hyrcanus Rhododendron intricatum…

12th May

…colour contrast. Corydalis ‘Berry Exciting’ Corydalis ‘Berry Exciting’ Argyranthemum ‘Raspberry Ruffles’ is a new introduction to us this year. It too is looking perfect for 10 days’ time with loads…

15th January

…here is going to be a priority. path clearing Jaimie has found a yew tree growing out of the fallen trunk of a tree fern. A yew berry fell here…

18th July

…display area. New plants seen were:Digitalis ‘Cherry Brandy’ – growing to about 18’’ in a pot. Digitalis ‘Cherry Brandy’ Digitalis ‘Cherry Brandy’ Scabiosa ‘Warburton’s Pink Mist’ was attractive and a…

15th May

…a much smaller flower than the matsumae forms at Windsor seen last week. unknown cherry unknown cherry The Rhododendron kiusianum hybrid is very fine and a huge plant well worth…

21st April

…Shan’. A purchase from Cherry Tree nursery and strongly recommended by them. Magnolia ‘Lu Shan’ Magnolia ‘Lu Shan’ The view across Hovel Cart Road today. view across Hovel Cart Road…

13th July

…Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ is very effective. We have stocked this for a couple of years but I have never seen it in maturity. Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ Hemerocallis…

22nd May

…exhibitors ‘tent’. Mrs Williams and Mrs Clarke Mary Berry and a BBC producer using our stand for filming. I have met Mary before and she is exceptionally pleasant. Mary Berry

14th February

…2003 (and one earlier) plants of Prunus x incam ‘Okame’ (‘Okame’ to us!), a Collingwood Ingram cherry hybrid, are just out by the tower. Hillier’s says it flowers in March….