14th April

…of yellow here. I must catch it again in a couple of days. Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ ‘Lili Diva’ takes the prize today. At last a magnolia all…

21st April

…more of the same. Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ now full out. Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ Likewise Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’. Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ And Magnolia ‘Anya’. Not bad! I think I saw…

27th June

…for 2017:Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Banana Cream’ – the name seems to apply more to the buds than the fully open flower unless these two are labelled the wrong…

18th April

…first goldfinch yesterday. The daffs are nearly all gone. 1914 – JCW One Auklandii open, R lanatum shows colour, R lepidotum flowers for the first time. R racemosum is very…

25th July

…A few new plants to consider for our 2017 catalogue seen here:Leucanthemum ‘Real Charmer’ is perhaps better than Leucanthemum ‘Freak’ and Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ but not by miles. Leucanthemum ‘Real Charmer’…