14th March

…beside the newly restored old hunt kennels are full out. magnolias beside the newly restored old hunt kennels magnolias beside the newly restored old hunt kennels magnolias beside the newly…

23rd February

…plants of Camellia taliensis and Camellia cuspidata var cuspidata but we have lost our old Camellia tsai UNLESS this is the old plant which fell and is no reshooting on…

3rd April

…with old rhododendron stumps dug out with the mini digger. clearing on the drive A group of tired old Camellia reticulata seedlings with poor flowers dug out above Red Linney…

13th June

…the old kennels Work on the old kennels Work on the old kennels Work on the old kennels Work on the old kennels Work on the old kennels Work on…

28th February

…enough magnolias already below the Kitchen Garden and adjacent (restored) Dog Kennels. Old Kitchen Garden Old Kitchen Garden Old Kitchen Garden Old Kitchen Garden Old Kitchen Garden Magnolia ‘Athene’ looking…

31st March

…restoring the old dog kennels and the kitchen garden wall on Monday.A glorious day with the three 50 year old magnolias by the kennels looking superb. One is clearly a…

2nd April

…the world (even if it still is not). Warm and sunny with birdsong, lambs bleating and scent after a long Hook Norton board meeting. Many magnolias are now old enough…

27th February

older magnolias which were out there. We do not have any of the new sweet chestnut disease but a few older sweet chestnuts may have minor Phytophthora ramorum infection in…

30th March

…and just a few coming now with little colour. Old Park is much the same story. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Champaign’ flowering for the first time in Old Park. An odd…

18th March

…Betula albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ A few magnolias stand out in Old Park viewed from the drive with ewes and lambs in White Styles field below. magnolias stand out in Old