9th April

…should propagate both this autumn. Higo camellias ‘Takasago’? Higo camellias ‘Takasago’? Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ Rhododendron schlippenbachii now full out in its pomp. Rhododendron schlippenbachii Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ just…

4th February

…– one of the Higo camellias – now properly out. Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ Serious and fresh roe deer damage to the main stem of an Enkianthus chinensis. It will…

28th December

…the plant. Sarcococca wallichii I spot the first few flowers on Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ (‘Dewatairin’) high up. This is a Higo camellia and one of the earliest of these to flower….