14th December

…a new golden yew. A new introduction for next year’s catalogue and website I guess. Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Juniperus pingii ‘Hulsdonk Yellow’ – another new…

21st July

…‘Dovastonii Aurea’. Taxus baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Not quite out yet is Meliosma dillenifolia subsp. cuneifolia but covered in flower this year. Meliosma dillenifolia subsp. cuneifolia The…

30th July

…to do along here this winter to tree conifers encroaching laurels and a large set of regrowth from an old oak stump getting in the way. Taxus baccata ‘Aurea’ Taxus

8th October

…who would not bother with old traditional varieties like these. 2020 – CHW A trip along Sinogrande Walk. Taxus baccata ‘Standishii’ – a female form of fastigiate holly which has…

22nd June

…its attractive leaves. Planted 2009. Ginkgo biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’ Ginkgo biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’ Impressive new growth on Taxus baccata ‘Semperaurea’. Taxus baccata ‘Semperaurea’ Viburnum erubescens making an attractive show below…

8th April

…‘Amber Beauty’ Darmera peltata in flower with no leaf. Darmera peltata Taxus baccata ‘Rushmore’ – tiny leaves. Taxus baccata ‘Rushmore’ Michael receives the cup for the best rhododendron truss in…

20th September

…Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Berries aplenty on Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’. Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’ The little Wollemi pine which has struggled to 10ft or so in 10 to 12 years has suddenly…