10th January

…‘Alison Johnstone’ has some flowers. It is a near deciduous and rather frail hybrid. Rhododendron ‘Peace’ Rhododendron ‘Peace’ The largest Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ below Donkey Shoe is just coming out….

1st August

…Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ as a climber….

1st February

…older plants here. Rhododendron grande 2016 – CHW Beaters shooting all around on the very last day of the season. Peace will soon reign!Swarms of snowdrops interspersed with daffodils by…

17th April

…rockery rhodo of P.D’s is wonderful; most of Broughtonii are over. Only 4 Campylocarpum buds in the peace. Daffs are over all but the late poets. Maddeni x just on….

15th March

…with only a very few flowers. Forsythia Peace and quiet again after the excitements of the VMH yesterday. Jaimie’s hangover held up well, mine is still developing! 2017 – CHW…

20th May

…pictures which I will not show here! painted (and largely naked) lady Peace and quiet at a late lunch but we spy another lady in an odd costume. Lunch is…

22nd May

…do not want them in the bridal veil.Above all peace and quiet after London. The dogs are happy even if it is only a photography trip. Pure enjoyment all round…

16th February

peace and quiet in the visitor season. Jaimie saw movement in a squirrel trap and assumed, incorrectly, that the squirrel was still alive. This has never happened with the Kania…

7th August

…to keep the peace. The owners are clearly wondering what I am doing or inspecting but I do not enlighten them or it would make it worse! 2016 – CHW…