11th March

…white ‘hose-in-hose’ flowers is out very early by Red Linney. The last survivor of a once large clump. Azalea ‘Shin-sekai’ Azalea ‘Shin-sekai’ The last few flowers on Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’…

13th March

…Camellia japonica ‘Akebono’ and Camellia fraterna. We looked at C. fraterna which grows next door to it a few days ago. This is very well worth Asia and the nursery…

6th April

…Belle’ Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ The first climbing rose out in flower by the School Room window. climbing rose A hen pheasant laid an egg in a pot…