21st April

and measure out how the stand will look mock up and measure out how the stand will look Then into the show tunnel itself to try to pick out the…

23rd May

…finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand It would seem that the standards in the Great Pavilion have been…

12th March

…cups for camellias and shrubs and Barry Starling for Rhododendron vialli (tender and bright red). It is well run by the RHS and the Hayward sisters, Pam and Sally, for…

31st March

…We were short of whites and reds and too full of yellow. Rhodo and daffs both missed being at their best by some days – I bought nothing. No new…

24th April

…to see and think through the reality of what was actually happening to the country and why. While I have read some newspapers and listened to the BBC bleating I…

1st April

…pen to save cash. However I suspect that with Pengelly Farms and Southern England Farms growing potatoes and veg on the estate we will not go short of either locally….

5th April

…national collection of magnolias.The 1960s and 1970s saw many of the Wilson and Forrest Chinese rhododendrons come into their prime. Many soon succumbed to old age and began to die…

12th May

…of artists! Gerry and Louisa Gerry and Louisa Goodness we are so lucky to have such an experienced, dedicated and professional team. It is not just plants and horticulture when…

13th March

…spicata and Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’. Corylopsis spicata and Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ Corylopsis spicata and Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’. Corylopsis spicata and Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ in the…

8th April

…King’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ 2018 – CHW A tour with another Duke and Duchess and their friends. Non gardeners on their first visit to Cornish gardens and staying in Portholland….