24th March

…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 in…

31st December

…is not that unusual for it to be in bloom by Christmas. Note the red flowered ‘sport’ on Monica. Camellia Monica Dance Camellia Monica Dance Strange, is it not, that…

6th January

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

17th January

…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’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’…

31st January

…the most reliable early flowerers Camellia ‘High Hat’ Camellia ‘Apollo’ – full out Camellia ‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ – with nice stripes in the petals Camellia ‘Monica Dance’…

5th March

…is nothing to see in the garden. Already things are breaking out again. A half decent Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ A pretty fair Camellia…

25th December

…Burncoose 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’ –…

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…

20th January

…pheasant. Camellia ‘Nagasaki’ full out now. As is Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’. First flower on Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’. First flower on Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’. A Camellia…

13th May

…is a good Pinus mugo ‘Ophir’ growing in Carnon Downs. Pinus mugo ‘Ophir’ At Monica Trudgeon’s garden in Caerhays Village a well clipped hedge of Senecio ‘Sunshine’ with a few…