1st December

…and through Picea omorika. Once there was a clump of Magnolia grandiflora here which died of cold but the vinca survived. Vinca major Final flowers just coming out on Verbena…

11th November

…Barton Farm and is giving a great show today despite the wind and heavy showers filled with hail. Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ Cubby had to go…

7th March

…Heligan toilets looks dead from cold. Some of ours do too. Totally dead or a cut back to reshoot? Too early to say. Hoheria sexstylosa Hoheria sexstylosa Even the Vinca

1st November

…flowers full out so far. Camellia ‘Noblissima’ Camellia ‘Noblissima’ Vinca major with a flower growing through the lower branches of Picea omorika. Vinca major Vitis coignetiae colouring nicely as it…

26th February

…Heligan tearooms waiting to do the filming. waiting to do the filming waiting to do the filming A rather pretty bicoloured vinca (which I do not have a name for)…

23rd October

…in 1931, see above. 1931 – JCW Mag delavayi and grandiflora a few nice blooms. PD’s vinca very good by the big wire fence. Some Camellia sasanqua and lapageria. PDW…

7th April

…a first class garden centre for varied plants. Picea pungens ‘Edith’ and Vinca minor ‘Verino’. They have an amazing range of agave, Protea and succulents and it is a proper…