27th January

…sericea Neolitsea sericea Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ a bit frosted but plenty of buds to come. A Tregrehan hybrid of great merit. Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’…

20th February

…and ‘J C Williams’. They are similar but poorish and have been pruned many times along with the ‘Cornish Snow’ over the years. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ The…

9th December

…blue tit damage obvious on some. A little browning from frost. Other plants elsewhere in the garden still to show. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia…

11th March

…‘Cornish Spring’ is a great show below Burns Bank. Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Masses to see and admire on a rather unmotherly Sunday. Lizzie has had to rush…

8th April

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ – likewise. Camellia sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ – ditto. Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Prunus maakii ‘Amber Beauty’ – glorious…

1st February

…still to come out for weeks yet. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia reticulata ‘Mary Williams’ full out. A 1931 planting and just behind the ‘Cornish Snow’ which is…

23rd February

…by nightfall. prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s…

12th October

…var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ has as good an autumn display as its spring bronzy leaves. This early leaf bronzing is seldom seen in small young plants in…

10th December

…begun to cover the seat and encroach onto the path. ‘Cornish Red’ rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ rhododendron Nearby Camellia ‘Jovey Carlyon’ has its first flowers. This camellia was previously in rather…

29th November

…above the ‘George Blandford’. ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ Three Corokias with masses of different coloured fruits: Corokia x virgata with orange ripe fruits (yellow before…