11th April

…Magnolia ‘Apollo’ What a sight this Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mag’s Pirouette’ is today on the drive. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mag’s Pirouette’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mag’s Pirouette’ I had forgotten about…

26th March

…in it. Both very good. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Despite being smashed down to a 6ft stump two and a half years ago this…

4th April

…magnolias and a better x loebneri than ‘Wildcat’. M. x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ M. x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ close-up 1990 – FJW Snow and frost came. 1931 – JCW Magnolia…

6th March

…next year. Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ is largely still to come out and has made sturdy growth. A very good magnolia indeed. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags

15th March

…but a larger and floppier flower than Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ which is, I think, the best selection from a very good bunch to grace any smaller garden. Magnolia…

27th March

…‘Mags Pirouette’ for a full comparison of all of them. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ A wild collected seed…

21st March

…of which no showbench at any flower show has ever seen for Serena’s wedding. 2000 – FJW Trevor’s digger left. Mags at their best – glorious weather. 1992 – FJW…

15th May

…Garden has hung on very well despite heat. Rhodo’s good (except for Rho orbiculare). Mags good. Camellias excellent. 1927 – JCW A great block of buds showing bloom on Mag…

19th April

…occasion. 1987 – FJW 2300 around the Garden. 1973 – FJW Swallows seen – very dry and rather cold. Mags excellent. Caerhays Surprise A.M (Award of Merit) 1972 – FJW…

3rd April

…So we lost three mature oaks and three sweet chestnuts here. However half of the original Sorbus torminalis has survived. Original Mags from the 1920’s MAGNOLIA soulangeana M. soulangeana close-up…