28th April

…Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Scrambling up the bank above the drive and hidden away are three good pinkish Rhododendron sinogrande seedlings. Tree damaged a few years ago but a secret…

19th May

…Director General, who is exactly as her name implies. Yet more photos of the trophy which is Dartington glass and then to the Burncoose stand for more smiles and snaps….

17th June

…Lupinus chamissonis scrambling beautifully through a clipped hedge of Lonicera nitida. A very nice Lupin species which we ought to stock. Here freestanding at the edge of a border and…

16th April

…martins – Magnolias rely on new varieties. 1960 – FJW Fine weather started. 1954 – CW Broke a rib at St Gorran Rectory Garden, nothing much there. 1932 – JCW…

Tom Hudson – Camellia cuspidata saga!

…and Gary Long (Head of Trewithen Gardens and Parks & Director of the International Camellia Society). Tom’s initial response to my request 15th Feb:- Charles/Gary Tom Hudson’s image I hadn’t…

19th February

…out before the end of the weekend. 2017 – CHW Serena spent the day with two photographers and the features director of The Field getting shooting pictures for her forthcoming…

23rd February

…a plant when she retired. I think we dug it up from beside this one and I believe it has flowered at Ladock Rectory. This is not bad and the…

19th August

…Guests of a director of Surrey cricket club. 1983 – FJW Rain started. 1916 – JCW After heavy rain some roses are coming on, but there is very little flower…