5th July

…was a Melicytus which it clearly is not! evergreen tree evergreen tree evergreen tree 2020 – CHW The Rhododendron weyrichii in the Rockery is just going over.Then a trip to…

24th August

…things looking good in the nursery with flowers or foliage:Tricyrtus hirta Tricyrtus hirta Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Rehmannia elata Rehmannia elata Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ Imperata…

30th April

…last day of April: ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’ ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’ ‘Primavera’ ‘Primavera’ ‘Matterhorn’ ‘Matterhorn’ ‘Ruby Wedding’ ‘Ruby Wedding’ ‘Drama Girl’ ‘Drama Girl’ reticulata ‘White Form’ reticulata ‘White Form’ Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ with…

24th December

Next Day >< Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2023 – CHW Mild and wet. First flowers out on Camellia japonica ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’. Camellia japonica…

27th March

…An iconic Record Tree from an original Forrest collection. Jaimie said it was defoliating a month ago but now virtually leafless with just two flowers. The odd green shoot from…

26th March

greenhouse. Some earlier frost damage. Camellia ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’ The white form of Camellia reticulata which has been out for ages next to a decent young ‘Captain Rawes’. Camellia reticulata Camellia…

17th June

…of lateness but not much else. Evergreen azalea Evergreen azalea Deutzia subulata is just going over. A Roy Lancaster introduction. Deutzia subulata Deutzia subulata Deutzia pulchra is nearly out. A…

19th March

…first time. This is Magnolia ‘Green Diamond’. Not terribly green really even in bud and not so different from M. cylindrica ‘Lv Xing’ which was called M. ‘Sunrise’ originally here….

24th April

…– rain desperate but none in the next week’s forecast.The pure white sport on Azalea ‘Greenway’ which Asia has propagated well in the greenhouse. Azalea ‘Greenway’ My father’s Rhododendron ‘Red…

10th March

…visit to Hayle to a farm which now produces compost from green waste collected by Cornwall Council’s green recycling system. This is the green waste compost into which we have…