14th April

…Magnolia ‘Lois’ Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ a sea of red as usual despite a branch falling into the centre of the clump and smashing it a bit. Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ Magnolia x brooklynensis…

16th April

…I assume he means Ukraine? The late flowering clump of pheasant eye daffodils is just out (rather earlier than usual) on Hovel Cart Road. pheasant eye daffodils Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ and…

31st May

…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 new…