21st April

…how the stand will look on the ground with the new gate, iron fence and seat which will lead the eye into the stand. All a bit crude and rusty…

23rd May

…finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand It would seem that the standards in the Great Pavilion have been…

12th March

…blooms. Indeed they were! Jaimie and Michael plus Rob and Tim all spent six hours setting up on Friday and entering loads of classes. They work hard and do it…

13th March

…pandemic and tree planting without control of squirrels and deer is a waste of time and money. A proper strategy and acceptance of practical reality beyond ‘woke’ and BLM demands…

19th March

…work at The Copper House. Pieris japonica ‘Flaming Silver’ alongside Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ at the cash point. Pieris japonica ‘Flaming Silver’ alongside Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ A flower just…

5th April

…our climate and how tall they would eventually grow?JC died in 1939 and my great uncle, Charles Williams, took on. He too was a keen gardener and hybridiser although heavily…

31st March

…treated in the same way now. Greed and panic / self-interest is, I suppose, entirely predictable human nature, BUT, as I say again, for heaven’s sake stop and think and

1st April

…old kitchen garden this spring (sadly) and the new, adjacent, pheasant pen to save cash. However I suspect that with Pengelly Farms and Southern England Farms growing potatoes and veg…

10th April

and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Daphnephyllum macropodum var humile in flower for the first time and a genuine dwarf. First flowering with us. Daphnephyllum macropodum…

8th April

…Zealand and is the ideal crab apple for making jelly. Malus ‘Jelly King’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ 2018 – CHW A tour with another Duke and Duchess and their friends. Non…