3rd March

…‌Garden‌ ‌hut‌ ‌‌Tin‌ ‌Garden‌ ‌hut‌ ‌‌Tin‌ ‌Garden‌ ‌hut‌ ‌‌Tin‌ ‌Garden‌ ‌hut‌ Gunnera manicata leaves emerging in the Gunnera bed at the entrance to Old Park. Even a flower stem as…

8th January

…perfect for flower arranging. Camellia japonicas Camellia japonicas A fallen tree above the Gunnera bed at the top of Old Park. fallen tree Still some green leaves on the Gunnera

3rd June

…if you prefer) viscosum The Gunnera manicata clump has its toes in a spring. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata This Quercus acuta was stripped of every branch it had by a…

3rd April

…bed of Gunnera manicata is above the top path in the wood. Located over a spring these rhizomes are just waking up. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata What is left this…

6th April

…they will still recover. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata The mini digger has made a good job of levelling the top path in Old Park. Top path The Forestry Commission have…

24th February

Gunnera manicata rhizomes in the show tunnel are waking up for Chelsea! Gunnera manicata rhizomes Gunnera manicata rhizomes Nandina domestica in the show tunnel is one of those odd plants…

19th June

…Rhododendron viscosum Rhododendron viscosum Rhododendron viscosum The much frosted Gunnera manicata clump above the viscosum looks absolutely fine now. Gunnera manicata A Corylus avellana ‘Red Majestic’, with its contorted branches,…

7th September

…is new for the catalogue. Pittosporum undulatum Pittosporum undulatum Gunnera and hydrangeas growing well through weed free matting. Gunnera and hydrangeas Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Shiro-kapitan’ imported from New Zealand in June…

4th September

…Quercus mongolica has late new growth with smallish leaves while the older ones are huge in immaturity. Quercus mongolica See how pathetic these Gunnera are after the drought albeit self-sown…

9th February

…and blown open others so here is a record of what has survived and not been photographed before. A walk through Old Park:The gunnera beds are about to wake up….