25th October

…white fruit clusters. Some slightly slug or snail damaged. Symphoricarpos x doorenbossii ‘Mother of Pearl’ Symphoricarpos x doorenbossii ‘Mother of Pearl’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ just out into fine flower. Camellia…

8th April

…pinnatifolia Syringa pinnatifolia Choisya ‘Aztec Pearl’ – a shy flowerer with us in the nursery. Choisya ‘Aztec Pearl’ Choisya ‘Aztec Pearl’ Kerria japonica ‘Golden Guinea’ – foliage and flowers a…

25th March

…Camellia ‘Scentuous’ x Camellia lutchuenensis A nice plant of the unusual white form of Rhododendron racemosum goes in by Georges Hut. A hint of pink as the flowers die away….

25th June

…Aristolochia sempervirens Aristolochia sempervirens Pyramid orchids in the Isle of Wight in a chalk downland meadow. orchids A visit to the Railway Inn (which was closed) in the outskirts of

Royal Cornwall Show – 2022

…name implies. Camellia x williamsii ‘Taylor’s Perfection’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Duchess of Cornwall’ – not very exciting! Camellia x williamsii ‘Duchess of Cornwall’ Camellia japonica ‘Dewatairin’ (a Higo camellia which…

15th May

…garden of some 25 to 30 acres. See for yourself how it is doing. Older pictures of the start of the gardening plan at Belvoir Castle are on the Burncoose…

9th April

…their best. 1905 – JCW It is about the best day of the daff season, some buds of de Graaf yet to open, am sending most of the Lulworths to…

31st December

…Patti’. High up on the bush are two flowers of which one is a pure red sport. No sign of any pure white flowers yet. Quite early for Adelina I…

11th March

…Trencreek and Rosevallon farms which occurred on the evening of 6th March. The council had to shut the road to clear the mess which was, fortunately, not in one of

31st March

…years ago with Philip. a form of Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum a…