1st May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW First of May today and Rhododendron ‘May Day’ just out on time….

13th May

…Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘May Day’, bred by my grandfather, A M Williams, is sadly far too far out for Chelsea. Yet another! Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron ‘May

20th May

…flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ A huge Rhododendron ‘May Day’ which was a Werrington hybrid originally. Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Sadly, possibly the best Rhododendron sinogrande in…

25th December

…wet Christmas Day? Just Lizzie and I on our own today which is quiet and blissful before next week’s invasion. Boris may well lock us all down again on Monday….

27th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW A garden tour after a week at Chelsea. New growth flourishing everywhere…

2nd May

…covered in flower. Rhododendron wallichii Only one flower this year on Rhododendron smirnowii. Interesting new shoots. Rhododendron smirnowii Rhododendron smirnowii My grandfather’s Rhododendron ‘May Day’ covered in flower. Rhododendron ‘May

26th December

…the mess in the aftermath but Christmas Day was strange and unreal on our own here yesterday. Today is no better! Bristol lockdown Bristol lockdown Bristol lockdown 2019 – CHW…

8th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW Off to Old Park where I had noticed something new in flower…

17th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW Seven cygnets have hatched on the lake. cygnets Mallotus japonicus coming into…

7th May

…M Williams) bred this griersonianum cross called Rhododendron ‘May Day’. It was out on time! So heavy are its flowers that these shrubs are half collapsed. Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron…