6th April

…plant here grew in a crater just inside the corner of Bramble Field gate. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ 2016 – CHW A mad rush to clear…

17th April

…ensure the survival of this rather special plant. ‘Lord Rudolph’ ‘Lord Rudolph’ ‘Lord Rudolph’ 2016 – CHW The seasons are changing. The Asiatic tree magnolias are nearly over and we…

15th April

…but eventually fading to creamy-pink. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolf’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolf’ First flowers now showing on Embothrium lanceolatum. Early, I think. Embothrium lanceolatum A sinogrande seedling with pink…

13th May

…day off on Saturday. Ridley’s article reads exactly as I have been arguing for days here but with much greater clarity and far more knowledge of the facts. If Lord

19th May

…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 is a…

3rd May

…yesterday. Lots of new plants in three to five years’ time to transplant and move elsewhere. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ A hectic day with the producer…

4th May

…Lithocarpus than I knew we had! Quercus gilva Quercus gilva Quercus gilva 2020 – CHW So Lord Bragg and the other leading lights in the art/cultural world want (a mere)…

31st March

…pink in bud opening to the more normal cream colour. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Camellia ‘Dream Castle’ was only cut down two years ago yet already…

10th May

…with its attractive and delicate reddish new growth. Lithocarpus hancei The first tall echium into flower. echium 2020 – CHW Lord Sumption sums up, very succinctly, the whole problem with…

5th November

…orange and yellow colours but it looks more mixed than this to me. The original plant put here was pinched after planting. My father took Lord Falmouth to view it…