14th April

…(WWJ 11943). Rhodelia parvipetala Suddenly the splendid yellow Magnolia ‘Lois’ is out too. Long before its yellow rival, Magnolia ‘Daphne’. Magnolia ‘Lois’ Magnolia ‘Lois’ Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ a sea of red…

16th April

…Road. pheasant eye daffodils Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ and Rhododendron bauhiniiflorum on Hovel Cart Road. Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ First flowers on Azalea ‘Ledifolia Alba’ on the drive. Azalea ‘Ledifolia Alba’ Azalea amoena and…

20th April

…Plagianthus regius (formally P. betuloides) flowering exceptionally well high up the tree below Slip Rail. Plagianthus regius Azalea ‘Greenway’ and Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ on Burn’s Bank. Azalea ‘Greenway’ and Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’…

31st March

…salicifolius will be spot on for the show. Stachyurus salicifolius Stachyurus salicifolius Stachyurus salicifolius Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ out in March. 30 years ago we used to cut and show this at…

31st May

…the elderly Magnolia delavayi on the Main Ride crushing part of the equally elderly clump of Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’. Never a dull moment in the garden with no ‘incidents’. Lots of…