1st August

wild marjoram in a variety of colours. wild marjoram wild marjoram Then two prevalent tiny wild flowers which I need to look up to identify. two prevalent tiny wild flowers…

1st June

…bluebells faded and the grass took over. wild campion Erigeron karvinskianus (syn mucronatus) now at its early season best, growing wild on and in the walls. The immature flowers are…

21st March

…Rehderodendron indochinense Rehderodendron indochinense A startlingly good batch of wild violets on a hot sunny bank. Some are much darker than others. wild violets wild violets The white Rhododendron arboreum…

13th March

…mine wasnt a known wild source plant. What was the origin of your plant I wonder? Maybe it will still be flowering this weekend? There shouldnt be any difficulty with…

9th April

…not have passed the annual health and safety tree inspection report. sweet chestnut 2016 – CHW Amid the primroses you often find wild primulas of varying colours which have naturalised…

2nd April

bluebells. A veritable carpet of flowers. Cyclamen coum, coloured primroses and wild primulas Cyclamen coum, coloured primroses and wild primulas A pleasant surprise. At last an unnoticed Melliodendron xylocarpum is…

15th July

…too. The seeds were given to us by Peter Moore who probably collected them originally in the wild. Clematis uncinata Clematis uncinata The Schefflera macrophylla branches which we cut off…

4th February

…a young Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’. Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ Snowdrops already over and setting seed. Snowdrops The first ‘wild’ daffodils are just out (late) by the Four in Hand. ‘wild’ daffodils First small…

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays

…earlier and are now, as usual here, going over.   The newspapers are full of stories of ‘early’ wild flowers and especially primroses and wild daffodils. However the diary proves…

28th February

…captured here in the blog six days ago. true Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ true Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ A smashing display of wild Cyclamen coum above the gents’ loo. wild Cyclamen coum And the…