12th February

…Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’…

27th December

heathers looking good: Hoya australis Hoya australis Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramers Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramers Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica erigena ‘Irish Dusk’ Erica

4th December

…out above the castle. No scent today late afternoon. Erica arborea Erica arborea Worrying that this brick buttress on the top wall is breaking up largely caused by an ilex…

14th December

…of flower (hesperantha now of course!). Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’ Erica x darleyensis ‘White Perfection’ full out for Chrismas. Erica x darleyensis ‘White Perfection’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramers Red’ likewise. Erica

28th February

…evening draws in. Showing colour on New Year’s Day it is only now at its best. Erica arborea Erica arborea Erica arborea Erica arborea 2019 – CHW The glorious weather…

1st January

…– JCW No Aconite. Coums good (¾), odd bits of Erica, Erica hybrida good, some roses, some Lapagerias and Primroses. 1910 – JCW No Aconite, Coums fair, Ericas slowly coming….

7th March

…point Erica lusitanica and Rhododendron praecox. Is Erica lusitanica really any different from the Erica arborea which self-seeds itself here around and about? Erica lusitanica Erica lusitanica Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’…

25th December

Erica arborea in flower.1900 – JCW Many Stylosa alba open. 80 lapageria on one plant. Coum one third open. Erica arborea in flower. Picked a good Mrs W.J Grant. Several…

6th December

…– JCW Rather earlier than 1924, not much cold so far. Camellia speciosa and sasanqua show colour. Erica hybrida and Cotoneaster salicifolia are the best thing. I saw a flower…

19th November

…bank is intertwined with yellowing foliage on the long tendrils of new growth from the nearby wisteria. Erica arborea Erica arborea The new shop is getting there but by no…