12th June

problem in time. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Sorbus wilsoniana in flower. The individual flowers have a pink tinge when full out which…

14th June

…and Mr Shadow’s reference book I am none the wiser as no pictures in the book even faintly match it. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ has similar flowers but the Wolf

16th June

…later. Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Is this Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’? Probably as its habit is very different to ‘Wolf Eyes’. But, since no flowers, is it…

1st July

…as unpaid garden advisers for the visitors. The Burncoose stand has many rare plants on it. A few are pictured here. Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’ Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’ Itoa…

4th April

…caught in a massive hailstorm which wrecks the magnolias in Giddle Orchard before our eyes. Not a good start to the Garden of the Year celebrations. 2015 – CHW The…

13th September

…– FJW Last corn cut and brought in – very wet from mid August – weeds very bad. 1971 – FJW David shot his first blackbird before my very eyes….

11th April

…at it in good order – Weardale, Glory of Leiden. M plemp, 223, Golden Bell, Victoria, also many of our best saucer eyes, Dante, 137. 1900 – JCW Took the…

11th March

…coloured flat eyes open and Magnolia halleana (stellata) is good. The red ribes are opening, Berberis darwinii shows colour, Prunus pissardi is well over. R ciliatum good, R barbatum going…

26th April

eyes to see the pink in the tepals after that. Magnolia ‘Pink Kobus’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ is quite special outside the front gate and well worth its place and…

23rd May

…explaining how she prefers ‘floppy’ ones rather than the group’s choice of Rhododendron yakushimanum ‘Koichiro Wada’ as their favourite. The president’s eyes say to me: ‘I haven’t really got time…