23rd May

…on their website. Did the president choose for everyone? Was the president’s choice the same as the public’s vote? Did Monty and the BBC producers actually muddle the two choices?…

9th December

…is on the work list. Camellia x williamsii ‘J C Williams’ Blue tits faced with rather too much choice here to do any real damage to quite so many blooms…

11th December

…we have been assembling here from gifts, purchases and our own propagation a number of very rare and choice plants to enhance the overall themes of the planting plan and…

23rd June

…but the choice was simple and made years ago. It will be a long night! 2015 – CHW Azalea indica Azalea indica A very old Azalea indica with orange-red flowers…

8th April

…Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Malus hupehensis which has died out at Caerhays. Malus hupehensis Malus hupehensis Cornus nuttallii ‘Pink Blush’ with little pink but a choice plant which we ought…

12th November

…laurel clump on the edge of the Rookery has been completed. The stumps will be removed when dry in the spring ready for a large new planting of more choice

2nd August

…be my first choice in the paniculata varieties although Hydrangea paniculata ‘Unique’ which is much taller growing is the current best seller at Burncoose. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Hydrangea paniculata…