22nd May

…two plants of Laburnocytisus ‘Adamii’ planted in 1991 which are currently full out. A strange cross between a laburnum and a cytisus which ought to be genetically impossible but grows…

24th May

…R gibsoni open. 1908 – JCW Primula Cockburniana open. Azaleas at their best. 1906 – JCW Auklandii, fragrantissima, Mrs Butler etc going back. Viburnum, Laburnum, R roylei, R gibsoni opening….

4th June

…some of them, picked the first Harrow hybrid sown in 1908, R boothi open for the first time and plicatum and laburnum good. R baylei remains good. Auklandii over. Roses…