5th April

…Carlisle Garden and at Croxton Park around the three lakes. Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle A trip in the sun below the castle to view the Japanese…

Irish trip April 2018

…itself and avoided all Americans which was not difficult in torrential rain. Blarney Castle and Gardens Pseudotsuga menziesii at the entrance in full maturity. Pseudotsuga menziesii Blarney Castle Blarney Castle

19th November

Castle, in Cornwall, has won the inaugural Historic Houses Collections Award, sponsored by Dreweatts. Caerhays Castle collections award – Courtenay Smale The award was introduced to honour the creators, owners,…

23rd April

Castle Old wisteria at Penrice Castle Old wisteria at Penrice Castle Old wisteria at Penrice Castle Paeonia ostii – a tree paeony variety. Paeonia ostii Pear ‘Doyenne du Comice’ well…

16th August

…West Harlsey Castle West Harlsey Castle Buddleia ‘Pink Delight’ beside the castle remains. Buddleia ‘Pink Delight’ Buddleia ‘Pink Delight’ 2020 – CHW Still in Daphne’s garden but with more reality…

April 2024 Ireland Trip (Day 1)

…George’ The castle facing south. The castle facing south The coronation rose garden which is largely unchanged. The Coronation Rose Garden This is where the King wanted his long herabcous…

25th April

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2024 – CHWStraight from Belfast City Airport to Hillsborough. Terence had given Hillsborough Castle Gardens…

23rd March

…‘Felix Jury’. Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Shiraz’ and Camellia japonica ‘Adolphe Audusson’. Magnolia ‘Shiraz’ and Camellia japonica ‘Adolphe Audusson’ Magnolias as a castle backdrop. Magnolias as a castle backdrop 2022…

30th March

Castle’ now full out. Camellia reticulata ‘Dream Castle’ Camellia reticulata ‘Dream Castle’ Camellia reticulata ‘Dream Castle’ First colour showing on Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’. No frost damage! Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Camellia…

25th February

…Magnolia campbellii var. Alba seedling Three Camellia reticulata varieties just now out in flower: ‘Lasca Beauty’ – the best of the three ‘Lasca Beauty’ ‘Dream Castle’ – a sparse flowerer…