1st February

…fowl Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ is full out. Huge flowers for any single williamsii. Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jurys…

31st December

…x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ has one or two huge flowers below the Magnolia veitchii. My grandmother was born in Muskoka in northern Canada and my mother was evacuated there for the…

21st January

…– CHW First flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’. Muskoka is a township in northern Canada where my grandmother’s family lived. Definitely rather late this year. My grandmother was the…

10th January

…year is still in full leaf on this otherwise deciduous rhododendron. Two other plants nearby are still fully dormant. Rhododendron kiysosumense Rhododendron kiysosumense First flower on Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’….

20th January

…‘Volunteer’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ with first flowers. Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ No colour yet on Magnolia zenii unlike last year. Magnolia zenii Fallen camellia flowers from the unnamed x…

2nd May

…Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ 2016 – CHW A tour with our Canadian cousins (originally from Muskoka) occupies half the day which is damp and overcast but the garden…

9th September

…going over. This tree was rescued from my grandmother’s garden at Muskoka in St Mawes when it got too large. Surprisingly it moved quite readily but it has become a…