20th March

…variable in colour with the buds and open flowers very different. Fritillaria meleagris Fritillaria meleagris Fritillaria meleagris The Beaufort Hunt are visitors at the Four Burrow Hunt meet on the…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…walled garden. Burncoose stocked this once and should do so again. Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Ambrose restored this greenhouse but it is a wreck again…

Irish trip April 2018

Fritillaria Fritillaria Team photo before we set off for Fota Arboretum – two hours away. Team photo Fota Arboretum was a joy – 35 acres of well maintained trees and…

30th April

…in Tin Garden. The pheasants have eaten the tips of the leaves but thankfully left the flowers alone. The fritillaria planted here at the same time in quantity have largely…