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….

30th May

…cannot be cut in the summer nowadays except on roads. Rosa canina Rosa canina Rosa canina Rosa canina I collected Indigofera himachalensis from the nursery today. Another novelty from Roundabarrow…

12th May

…Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Calceolaria ‘Camden Hero’ is nicely out for Chelsea and put aside in quantity….

13th May

…‘Alba Plena’ at the front of Burncoose House. Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’ Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’ Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’ Wisteria floribunda ‘Alba’ just coming out. Normally cut for Chelsea…

3rd June

…Barbier’ (climber) on Tom’s wall. Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ (climber) beside it. Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ Zelhova serrata ‘Variegation’ on Nicholas Lock’s stand….

29th June

…Isle of Wight but nothing like the 5ft tall it is here. blue fescue Rosa canina, the dog rose, is full out everywhere. Here a pink form. Rosa canina Rosa

2nd May

…Rhododendron ‘May Day’ 2020 – CHW A trip to the greenhouses to look for new plants which I had not (in the main) seen before. Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ just coming…

7th June

…full flower. New to the Burncoose catalogue this year. Gillenia trifoliata Gillenia trifoliata Rosa ‘Blue for You’ on the Cornish Rose Company stand. Rosa ‘Blue for You’ Rosa ‘Blue for…

14th June

…for generations but Joss only died about eight years ago. Rosa ‘Wedding Day’ Rosa ‘Wedding Day’ Tropaeolum ciliatum full out already as it never died down in the mild winter….

16th September

…few of this vigorous but beautiful specie climbing rose. Rosa filipes Rosa filipes Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ was covered in fruits. Since I spotted them first the pheasant poults have taken…