22nd April

…gave itself away from afar with its strong scent. The flowers go nicely with the foliage. Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ making a nice clump….

14th January

…die soon. Another infection of a snakebark maple. Tedious but now a regular occurrence in older snakebarks in many woodland gardens. Acer kawakamii The supposedly record sized Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’…

1st January

…holly berries mixed with Podocarpus salignus, Thujopsis dolbrata and Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’. Just the odd bit of Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Aureovarigatus’ in the mix. Rather an original mix! Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…and well pruned tree. It was clearly a chance sport and still has the odd green shoot or branch. Griselinia littoralis ‘Bantry Bay’ Griselinia littoralis ‘Bantry Bay’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’…