1st March

…show. snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow The Daphne bholua outside my window is definitely deceased in the cold wind. How many magnolias which are still…

23rd March

…from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Rhododendron kendrickii nearly over just below the three Michelias. Rhododendron kendrickii Rhododendron kendrickii…

15th May

…is a wonderful hawthorn! Better even than ‘Paul’s Scarlet’. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ making good headway in the…

11th March

…opens a conventional white. Battered in the wind I fear. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Cloud’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Cloud’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Wildcat’ has extraordinary rose-like flowers. Magnolia x…

13th March

Cloud’ Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Then we get to three original michelia plants above the greenhouse which used to have lead labels and collectors’ numbers. They…

19th March

snow had nearly all gone snow had nearly all gone snow had nearly all gone 2017 – CHW The tour party visits Tregothnan for a very jolly trip around the…

9th December

…the garden still to show. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Carpinus kawakamii proving yet again that it is an evergreen…

20th February

…with the ‘Cornish Snow’ over the years. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ The flowers on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ are enormous this year with quite a bit of white patterning…

21st February

…Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ First few flowers on a Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling which I had thought was Magnolia ‘Copeland Court’. I may still be correct! Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling…

2nd March

…who seem not to have drained the system a week ago. (No comment!) Snowdrifts remain but the wind has blown most of the snow off west facing fields. First lamb…