4th February

…from the plant which is now about 20ft high. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ A young plant of Camellia japonica…

21st February

…flowers. Camellia ‘Can Can’ Camellia ‘Can Can’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ in shade. A somewhat sparse flowerer here. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Is…

26th December

…bholua above the greenhouse just showing colour. Daphne bholua Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ with a flower or two in the frames. Part of the soon to be planted FJW…

22nd May

…2017 Gemma Arterton and sister Gemma Arterton & Guy Hands Gemma Arterton & John Hill Gemma Arterton & protea ‘Little Prince’ John Hill from Burncoose Nurseries, Gemma Arterton, Gabby Evans…

24th February

…outside the front door Two wonderful vases of flowers outside the front door A nice arrangement of camellias in the hall too. camellias in the hall John and Isla Rose…

28th February

…heavy fall of snow. 1961 – FJW R.H.S stand – pink crino hedge, Robusta, John Pickthorn and Caerhays Pink showed up best. Giganteum, Mallotum, Thomsonii did not show well. Philip…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…of the flowers. Rhododendron thompsonii Rhododendron thompsonii Camellia reticulata ‘John Hunt’ with the largest flower of any camellia I have ever seen. Here with Michael. Camellia reticulata ‘John Hunt’ Camellia…

2nd January

…(It died). 1960 – FJW Will Beard died. Picked flower from Mary Williams. Tackled Russatum in Rockery, 2 poor yellow behind Pink Campbellii. Absurdly early year. Very pleased with John

23rd May

…rhododendrons by Sally Hayward on behalf of the RCMG. Quite a bit of chat and she is then introduced to David Millais one pace away from John Hill and I….

13th July

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW A visit to Northcourt Manor to view John and Christine Harrison’s wonderful…