12th May

…just started to open. 1911 – JCW Auklandii’s splendid, Van Tubergens Iris at their best. All Recurvas open. Coombe Royal lot hardly open. Iris pavonia open. White broom very good,…

22nd August

broom but it is finally growing well with plenty of secondary new growth. A good spot to look down on it. Taxodium distichum ‘Hursley Park’ Taxodium distichum ‘Hursley Park’ The…

1st April

…‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ The granite boulder from Penryn Granite arrives at the cashpoint / entrance to the garden with the KPK trailer and Jonny Cann. Arthur Broom

25th February

…biannual farm cropping meeting where Arthur Broom, our longstanding and outstanding farm manager, is about to handover to Hamish Ross. In theory he does not know about the farewell party…