1st August

…Anniversary’ 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…

30th May

…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 nurseries….

12th May

…delicate to take to Chelsea I fear but Rosa roxburgii may make it. Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa…

13th May

…Zuk’ opposite the mist houses. Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’ at the front of Burncoose House. Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’ Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’ Rosa

3rd June

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

31st May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2024 – CHW Rosa ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in a pot outside the Stable Flat. Rosa

27th June

…mice in the bird feeder. mice Sollya heterophylla growing outside in a sheltered spot at the Grimaldis’ house in Bembridge. Sollya heterophylla Sollya heterophylla Rosa ‘Fragrant Cloud’ Rosa ‘Fragrant Cloud’…

29th June

…form. Rosa canina Rosa canina The more common form (here at least) of R. canina is white. The forms I see in Durham hedgerows have larger flowers than these. Rosa

7th July

…insignis Rosa ‘American Pillar’ covering the wall on the Tin Garden shed but the flowers have not opened properly in the drought. Rosa ‘American Pillar’ Deer damage on Rosa banksiae…

10th May

…ago. Berberis hypokeriana Wisteria sinensis and Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ on the wall below the Playhouse. Wisteria sinensis A closeup of Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’; my mother’s favourite rose. Most of the…