6th April

…seems to know its origins. The old plant here grew in a crater just inside the corner of Bramble Field gate. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ 2016…

24th February

…Clare is good, Lady Roberts and others show odd blooms, various heaths very good. Certain red hybrid rhodo’s are coming on, Rho barbatum is half of it open. One Rhdoo…

17th April

…weight of the flowers, and we do need to get on and layer these to ensure the survival of this rather special plant. ‘Lord Rudolph’ ‘Lord Rudolph’ ‘Lord Rudolph’ 2016…

15th April

…‘Peachy’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolf’. Pink in bud but eventually fading to creamy-pink. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolf’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolf’ First flowers now showing on Embothrium lanceolatum. Early, I…

13th May

…exactly as I have been arguing for days here but with much greater clarity and far more knowledge of the facts. If Lord Sumption set the moral and ethical case…

19th May

…grim reality of how our journalistic elite have behaved. You can just hear them asking the questions listed here! Lord Sugar Lord Sugar A survivor from my mother’s gardening era…

3rd May

…move elsewhere. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ A hectic day with the producer of ‘Salvage Hunters’ planning a six to eight minute film shoot here in late…

4th May

…the way I have found several more species of Lithocarpus than I knew we had! Quercus gilva Quercus gilva Quercus gilva 2020 – CHW So Lord Bragg and the other…

31st March

…Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ is pink in bud opening to the more normal cream colour. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Camellia…

21st September

…is now a new item for sale on the Burncoose website. Euonymus myrianthus Euonymus myrianthus Hidden away is the rather sad sight of a drought struck Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’….