7th March

…the name comes from having been rude about this last year. Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ with the sun at the right angle to see the…

4th March

…have several of. Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ What I think and hope is Acer mandshuricum has been in full leaf for two to three weeks. There is another…

5th March

…‘Pickards Stardust’ (a Magnolia kobus cross) is coming out. Purportedly it has a nice scent but far too windy today. I have not seen this one in flower before. Nice…

4th April

…Pleasures’ – very simple and not much of a pleasure so far. Magnolia ‘Simple Pleasures’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Stardust’ had largely dropped already. Not as pink as ‘Raspberry Fun’….