4th August

…clump of Romneya coulteri. Romneya coulteri Romneya coulteri Romneya coulteri Echium seedlings by the thousand! Echium seedlings Echium seedlings Citrus orange growing outside. Note the suckers from below the graft…

17th July

…[tapestry] unveiled 5’11” x 3’1” – day space men shook hands. 1934 – JCW Fuschias goodish. Romneya never so good. Mag delavayi very full of bud. M parviflora had 1900…

9th July

…enough sun without rain though the ground is not really dry the air is empty of moisture. 1916 – JCW No Romneya out. No R ingersii open. R fortunei Wilson…

1st October

…for this season on Romneya coulteri on the front of the castle. What a show we have had here all summer. This plant really enjoyed the drought. Romneya coulteri 2017…

16th July

…the gardeners are ill and away, but the fuchsias are good. Romneya is very good, the Maddeni have carried a lot of flowers but the great heat finished the flowers….

19th July

…good. Romneya very good. American Pillars out a month is now on the downgrade. 1925 – JCW American Pillar wanes. Buddleia opening. Romneya good. Plagianthus opening and is quite nice…

21st July

…fair Griersonianum, some useful Eriogynum. Big Mag parviflora is V.G. Romneya is good. Jasmine pillar V.G indeed. Fuchsia are starting to show a bit. Ungernii x auriculatum is opening. 1930…

25th July

…well in several places. Romneya is good, the bed wants renewing. 1926 – JCW Plagianthus lyali nearly over. Decorum x Auriculatum coming on. Violas good. Rambler good. Romneya is very…

31st July

…Acer rufinerve in frame 2 of Mag globosa 1 of Acer wardii 4 of Michelia nitida Several Enkianthus roseflorus 1906 – JCW Very little but roses open and the Romneya….

26th July

…Plagianthus goes back, the R ungernii would be good but for the lack of rain. Buddleias very nice. Fortuneis over. Cyclamen have started. Romneya nice. 1915 – JCW Plagianthus lyalii…