4th March

…east wind and minimal sun. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ seedling Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ seedling The new laundry sorting and storage shed is moving on quickly in the farmyard. laundry sorting and…

23rd November

…rugosa Quercus rugosa Nice colours on the yellow leaved Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Carpinus rankanensis still in full leaf. The other species…

11th July

…Salix udensis ‘Golden Sun’ with incredibly yellow foliage even in full sun Salix udensis ‘Golden Sun’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sun’ Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ – incredibly blue foliage in full…

27th April

…2011). Rhododendron ‘Floral Sun’ Rhododendron ‘Floral Sun’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ against a blue sky. Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Rhododendron platypodum is now out. We have been watering the newly planted rhodos twice a…

19th June

…none are in full sun as this is. Attractive young new growth and multi stemmed. Some flowers in bud; others over. In the 1960s we had a mature tree here…

21st March

…like as good as his Magnolia maudiae yesterday. Magnolia floribunda Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ full out and superb. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’…

29th December

…winds by the Playhouse in 2012 but this plant is well protected at the top of the garden. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ First flower on Camellia…

5th April

…have seen with true blue colours. Bluebells In the old Hardy & Bert’s nursery (former gardeners) I find a Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ seedling still full out in the sun which…

10th April

…yellow hybrids. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ absolutely full out. The flowers crowd out the few visible leaves. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Acer fabri is evergreen. Here,…

17th January

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW (photos to follow) First solitary flower on Camellia ‘Sundae’. None of the…