12th September

…ten times too low – they meant to say the IFR, the Infection Fatality Rate, for influenza was 0.1 percent. This was their fatal – quite literally – mistake. The…

29th December

…withstand the damage but nasty and potentially fatal in a smaller plant. Rabbit nibbling Rabbit nibbling Last year the Michelia doltsopas were showing colour by now but not this year….

19th April

…clearly the main attraction and the flowers are nothing special. Prunus serrula Prunus serrula Prunus serrula A young Malus ‘Evereste’ nicely in flower by the garden entrance. A replacement for…

21st April

…the snapped base. The attraction at this time of the year is their coppery coloured new growth which stands out beautifully in the sun from afar but looks less impressive…

20th March

…about soil and shelter not to mention their attraction to deer. We see: Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia…

17th July

…the main attraction which we must wait for. Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii ‘Sunshiny Drops’ Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii ‘Sunshiny Drops’ Slugs always have a go at Chimonanthus praecox. As in…