18th March

…really rather splendid. Another new variety from Stervinou. Camellia ‘Sweet Jane’ Camellia ‘Sweet Jane’ Camellia ‘Sweet Jane’ 2020 – CHW Another cry off from the forthcoming gardening weekend by Maurice…

5th March

…and Ross Collins Frankie Tregunna and Ross Collins Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ just showing nicely as the small tree matures. Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ –…

23rd February

…‘Sweet Sixteen’. Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Stachyurus lancifolia has sprung open earlier than usual. Now renamed Stachyurus praecox var. matsuzakii according to Hilliers who say it is tender and gets cut…

25th April

…and flower buds showing. Euonymus hamiltonianus ‘Coral Charm’ A few new heuchera and heucherella for the website. x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ with a nice colour mix. x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’…

6th September

…be growing (all) their own tea. The true tea camellia is Camellia sinensis in all its many forms. Whether Tregothnan tea as sold at Fortnum and Mason for £15 to…

11th March

…Some felled, some with just dead branches removed. All under a statutory felling order. sweet chestnuts sweet chestnuts One forgets what a frost pocket Old Park is where the valley…

27th February

…‘Sweet Sixteen’ was like this in early January last year. Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Raining now but the New Zealand form of Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ has huge flowers and a very vibrant…

Visit to Tregrehan – 5th October

…with the same name on Burns Bank. Camellia sinensis (the tea tree) Camellia sinensis (the tea tree) Camellia brevistyla from Taiwan is also already in flower. We may have lost…

13th April

…by the Green Gate. Flowers are getting larger with maturity. Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ Prunus ichiyo (syn ‘Pink Champagne’) is very good also by the cash point. Prunus…

16th February

…beside Georges Hut and the nicely pruned hydrangeas. ‘Mr Billy’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ is looking anything but ‘sweet’ but Magnolia ‘Pegasus’ is coming out nicely nearby with a bit more…