14th December

…Eucryphia glutinosa 2017 – CHW Correas in full flower for Christmas. What great plants these are for the greenhouse.Correa ‘Marians Marvel’ looking pristine. Correa ‘Marians Marvel’ Correa ‘Marians Marvel’ Correa…

23rd October

…bank. Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ Nearby a Correa “Marian’s Marvel” is covered in pretty pink and yellow tubular flowers. About 3ft tall with a similar spread. Correa “Marian’s Marvel” Correa “Marian’s

4th May

…them, I had a very good time examining them. 1904 – JCW Some Auklandii open mostly but half open. Marvel and Recurvas just open and their seedlings showing just as…

23rd April

…announced his intentions with regard to Sarah Williams. XXXXX Day. 1907 – JCW Birmingham Show. Most daffs are over, Marvel are good, a few Frian left. Saw the first of…

26th April

…breaking bud, sent off two recurvas yesterday, marvel just open, a few seedlings to come, several Auklandii and Azaleas open, a few carmine pillar open. Thomsonii over. Maples are good….

27th April

…open. Finished crossing except Marvel. A few roses show colour. Ferns opening. 1901 – JCW Finished crossing and went to Appleshaw, all except a few late poets are open. There…

8th July

…Washingtonia robusta Phoenix canariensis untouched too. Phoenix canariensis 2017 – CHW Stop and marvel at the peeling bark on Rhododendron stenaulum. We have just pruned other things away from it…

30th April

…over. Big recurvas poet at its best. 1900 – JCW Audreana shows colour. Many Iris germanica open, daffs are nearly over except Marvel and recurvas not yet open. (Handwritten note…

1st May

…Mary picked some May about five days since. 1902 – JCW Half the recurvas open nearly, Marvel about the same, several azaleas out, a good bit of montana. Maples quite…

5th May

…have 40 to 50 blooms. Maples are good, some roses open, a few very late daffs to open yet. 1900 – JCW Recurvas open. Marvel not properly and Glaucescens moving….