22nd August

…aprica 2018 – CHW Rubus lineatus just coming into flower. Suckering away nicely to produce a big clump with very attractive foliage. Rubus lineatus Rubus lineatus Rubus lineatus Few trees…

13th February

…a multitude of tiny ivory white prickles as seen here. Asia fell in love with it but I am not so sure! Rubus squarrosus Rubus squarrosus Never seen Griselinia ruscifolia…

8th August

…yet eaten the fruits as they will. An artist has asked to come and paint this ornamental bramble but they will be too late in September. Rubus phoenicolasius Rubus phoenicolasius…

19th November

…not all of which has yet ripened properly. Quite a nice climber for a wall none the less. Rubus ichangensis Rubus ichangensis Rubus ichangensis 2015 – CHW Work has started…

27th December

…ichangensis Rubus ichangensis Rubus ichangensis In 2014 we planted five grafted Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ on the middle bank above the front door. These were plants grafted for us by the…

9th August

…‘Robyn Gordon’ in full flower. Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’ Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’ Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’ One of the Rubus bought in from the Plant Heritage Rubus stand has gone rampant after…

31st August

…and purple autumnal tints. Last year we saw fruit in November I think? Rubus ichangensis Rubus ichangensis Rubus ichangensis The cyclamen are popping up in profusion again all over the…

21st July

…year before I had a chance to taste one. Well recommended to add to the cornflakes as we always used to add the Korean raspberries as children (Rubus tricolor). Rubus

29th July

…rare Rubus ichangensis is about to produce raspberries in large triangular trusses. I have never seen this species of rubus produce fruit before and there is clearly going to be…

1st November

…The fruits are now ripe on Rubus lineatus. It has taken a long time for them to ripen and they are by no means large or yet all ripe. Rubus