14th April

…‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ just out too at the very top. This is a x brooklynensis hybrid or variety too. Magnolia…

26th April

WOODSMAN’ ‘LADY WOODSMAN’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ with its extraordinary blue flowers. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia…

29th April

…no obvious reason in the post mortem yet. It was always weaker growing than the Burncoose one in full sun. Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’…

18th April

…in its bud and flowers as they open. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’…

30th April

…Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ New growth on Agathis australis. Agathis australis Supposedly a young Staphylea holocarpa (white) but I do not think…

13th May

…a blue magnolia? Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Nothing on the planting records about this lovely group of rhododendrons which are pink in…

19th May

…a genuinely new magnolia colour close up. One for Asia to perform her aerial layering on. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’…

24th May

…‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Strong new growth on the Rhododendron macabeanum has appeared while we have…

4th May

…‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Syringa vulgaris ‘Primrose’ on the drive which I have caught a bit earlier this year. The yellow soon fades off in the sun…

5th May

…brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ Here is another picture of my granddaughter Isla Rose! Not sure if the thought police like babies loose on sofas! Isla Rose 2016 –…