4th February

…scent today as too windy. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ 2004 – FJW Bishop Peter shows colour.2002 – FJW A week of storms and heavy…

11th January

…the side door. This x williamsii hybrid has some scent which makes it unusual. Mary Jobson was my father’s niece. Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ 2004 – FJW Mild…

4th March

…in the teeth of the east wind. The wonders of spring! Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Likewise on the Camellia x Williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’. Camellia x Williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’…

3rd March

…the flowers are badly frosted or blown to the ground. Not all is lost! There are many more buds to come out yet. ‘Mary Jobson’ ‘Mary Jobson’ The Daphne bholua…

2nd February

…Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ (scented) full out now by the side door. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary

17th January

…full out. Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ now full out by the side door. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia x…

31st December

…and slightly scented today. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ The paler form of Camellia saluenensis is now full out and perfect! Camellia saluenensis Camellia saluenensis…

8th March

…Morning News have a wry chuckle. 2015 – CHW CAMELLIA ‘Lulu Belle’ CAMELLIA ‘Pink Icicle’ CAMELLIA ‘Mary Costa’ Browned ‘Mary Costa’ Too overcast really for photography but an attempt to…

21st January

…of the bholuas. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Forty squirrels in the last two weeks. Finally the problem is under control thanks to…

25th February

…Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ in a similar condition. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ on the lawn just starting…