…lack rain very badly. 1916 – JCW Mitraria fair. R brunosis good. R Mrs J.C Williams is nice yet , and Picatee holds on, Ingersii won’t open for a fortnight,…
…really dry the air is empty of moisture. 1916 – JCW No Romneya out. No R ingersii open. R fortunei Wilson wanes, P poissonii good. Mitraria good. L giganteums nice….
…L’s. Yesterday, not really open. Buddleias have hardly opened. R r remains poor, too damp. Mitraria fair. Very little in the hard wood way about. 1898 – JCW No real…
…had a few flowers only. Brunonis and Mitraria are nice. The Plagianthus are but just opening. 1919 – JCW R coulteri has hardly started. Brunonis is fair but not good….
…from Scotland, R brunonis very fine. Mitraria nice. No cyclamen. No buddleia’s. R decorum flower buds not moving yet. R cinnabarinum good and shaping. 1897 – JCW Anemone japonica open….
…pteroclada coming on. Escallonia langleyense good. Mitraria fair. R moyesii goes back. 1901 – JCW Returned after a months absence much as on the other side, only later, a fair…
…just over, it is very late for some things. 1910 – JCW L giganteum nearly over. Brunonis over, R coulteri fair. Mitraria good. R cinnabarinum going back. Buddleias show colour….
…dry, several things dead. 1909 – JCW Buddleia variabilis shows colour. Mitraria fair. Cyclamen none. Half the daff seed sown. Most of the transplanting finished. R decorum not open yet….
…yet. 1911 – JCW A good few cyclamen are up. Buddleias are going back. Mitraria suffered badly in the long spell of dry weather, some lapagerias show, roses coming again….
…flowers good yet. 1910 – JCW The buddleias are just starting. Mitraria are good. Ferns by the mitrarias good. Honeysuckles good, not much else, an odd lapageria and so cyclamen….