22nd April

…seem that death certificates are not always being completed by doctors 4. All of this is of course because of the unavailability of PPE 5. Can private healthcare homes actually…

31st January

…not yet viewed this year: Camellia ‘Desire’ – a better flower than we saw earlier Camellia ‘Desire’ Camellia ‘High Hat’ – battered in wind and rain but still one of…

4th April

…‘High Sheriff’ (Caerhays/FJW bred) is just opening. Rhododendron ‘High Sheriff’ Rhododendron ‘High Sheriff’ The Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ is nearly full out outside the back yard in front of…

17th April

…revelations of regular bullying and mistreatment of elderly patients with dementia. Now that too is all the government’s fault. What does the BBC’s utopia look like? Bankrupt the government, get…

30th October

…Society Dinner. 1998 – FJW House martins seen around the house – still very wet and stormy. 1995 – FJW First perfect flower on Camellia High Hat – sasanquas fully…

23rd November

…have removed most of the show. What is left is a gorgeous yellow. This was the best autumn colour in the garden this year I think. Liriodendron chinense Liriodendron chinense…

21st February

…at Porthluney Beach. It does not seem that this has undermined the coastal path or the fence along the cliff line but this will need checking properly especially if a…

30th May

…Crinodendron hookerianum in Carnon Downs. Crinodendron hookerianum Rosa canina full out in the hedgerows by Treberrick. Pink and white forms. Good news that hedges cannot be cut in the summer…

6th November

…down several camellias around it to show it off properly. Acer rufinerve ‘Hatsuyuki’ Acer rufinerve ‘Hatsuyuki’ Acer rufinerve ‘Hatsuyuki’ Taxodium distichum ‘Falling Waters’ is turning colour. An odd shaped tree…

14th October

…needed a hard pruning. laurel hedge And a clear up of a fallen oak branch by the Engine House. Some camellias to hat stand here too. fallen oak branch Corokia…