24th March

…I forget. Bluebells popping out everywhere before the primroses are at their best. Who has ever seen this before? 2015 – CHW CAMELLIA ‘Monica Dance’ Off to Monica Dance’s funeral…

31st December

…on Monica. Camellia Monica Dance Camellia Monica Dance Strange, is it not, that the camellias are sticking to their mild weather winter timetable but much else is not. Have they…

6th January

…on the main ride. Not yet a decent shape or colour. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ First flowers on Rhododendron barbatum which are a little…

17th January

…at the Four in Hand are nearly out. snowdrops snowdrops First flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ which are nicely striped in the sun. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’…

31st January

…out Camellia ‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ – with nice stripes in the petals Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ A compact growing single red japonica of unknown name…

5th March

…garden. Already things are breaking out again. A half decent Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ A pretty fair Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Some…

25th December

…catalogue I see. It should be! Asia to send cuttings to Burncoose. Camellia ‘Margherita Coleoni’ Camellia ‘Nagaski’ just out too. Camellia ‘Nagaski’ And Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ – definitely…

19th January

…its wonderful bark. Rhododendron barbatum Rhododendron barbatum Camellia x williamsii ‘Debbie’ just out. Camellia x williamsii ‘Debbie’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Debbie’ As is Camellia x williamsii ‘ Monica Dance’. Camellia…

20th January

…cockerel Camellia ‘Nagasaki’ full out now. Camellia ‘Nagasaki’ As is Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ First flower on Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’. Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia…

11th February

…offset the red flowers to good effect. Loropetalum chinense ‘Fire Dance’ Loropetalum chinense ‘Fire Dance’ Lonicera alseuomoides has produced a crop of black berries which now look ripe. A Wilson…