25th January

…March. Nevertheless in the camellia shelter belt below Burns Bank I notice the first flowers on: Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Debbie’ Camellia ‘Debbie’ Both…

1st January

…Fuchsia gracilis The snowdrops are now starting to flower and show all around the Four in Hand. snowdrops First flowers on Camellia ‘Debbie’ below the fernery. Camellia ‘Debbie’ Similarly the…

30th December

…Cornus capitata above Bond Street still in nearly full green leaf. Cornus capitata First couple of flowers on Camellia ‘Debbie’. Camellia ‘Debbie’ The first snowdrops break cover and show a…

5th March

…breaking out again. A half decent Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ A pretty fair Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Some Camellia x willimasii ‘Debbie’…

28th March

…think and well up with Debbie, Brigadoon, Anticipation etc. Parrotia persica has a most extraordinary branch and stem structure in this small widely spreading tree. A few small dead flowers…

17th December

…first flower and is a delicate pink. Camellia ‘Sugar Dream’ An old wasps’ nest in a Camellia ‘Debbie’. Surprising where wasps will make a nest on occasion. wasps’ nest More…