31st May

…and supposedly a hybrid with Acer palmatum. Acer shirasawanum ‘Jordan’ Aconitum ‘Stainless Steel’ which I expected to see much of at Chelsea as it is new but did not. Aconitum…

29th June

steel ring beam now has to go all round the top before we start on the roof. Derrecks (cattle) shed 2018 – CHW The Cornish hedgerows are looking so wonderful…

14th February

…and buy ‘junk’. We sell them eight 1960s toy cars for £920, a couple of outdoor steel chairs for £300, a gypsy table for £180 and two other arm chairs…

23rd July

…‘Tania’ Lobelia ‘Tania’ Needless to say the two large new lean-to glasshouses we propose to erect soon need steel fabrication, groundworks and then glazing by the Falmouth firm which we…

19th February

…Leujocum aestivum already in flower. The ‘summer snowflake’ and a form of snowdrop normally out in April or May. Bonkers again! Leujocum aestivum The new steel extension to the beach…

12th September

…visited them. We threw – to use health secretary Matt Hancock’s ridiculous phrase – a ring of steel around care homes. As it turned out, this was not to protect…