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

…The plant is mature enough here to withstand the damage but nasty and potentially fatal in a smaller plant. Rabbit nibbling Rabbit nibbling Last year the Michelia doltsopas were showing…

20th March

…a leggy habit which makes staking difficult and are very fussy about soil and shelter not to mention their attraction to deer. We see: Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata…

17th July

…The label says C. drummondii but Hillier’s says different! The berries rather than the flowers are the main attraction which we must wait for. Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii ‘Sunshiny Drops’…