28th February

…best. Erica arborea Erica arborea Erica arborea Erica arborea 2019 – CHW The glorious weather continues. We are a month earlier magnolia wise than I can ever remember. Magnolia ‘Theodora’…

12th February

…is our experience with many old clumps here. Prefers full sun on a hot dry bank with poorish soil. Erica arborea Erica arborea Erica arborea The dwarfish scented narcissi outside…

19th March

…– island cape myrtle. Phylica arborea Phylica arborea Phylica arborea Tristanopsis lauriana – water gum, kanooka. Tristanopsis lauriana Tristanopsis lauriana These plants are mainly new and unknown to me and…

1st December

…for a few weeks already. Erica arborea Erica arborea Nearby the men have downed another row of leylandii and bay trees below the greenhouses to let in more light. A…

4th December

…wallichii 2017 – CHW Erica arborea coming out above the castle. No scent today late afternoon. Erica arborea Erica arborea Worrying that this brick buttress on the top wall is…

17th November

…JCW’s garden diary this is usually noteworthy in January and February. Has our climate really changed that much in 100 years? Erica arborea Erica arborea 2004 – FJW Drive camellias…

19th November

…foliage on the long tendrils of new growth from the nearby wisteria. Erica arborea Erica arborea The new shop is getting there but by no means finished yet. new shop…

19th February

…frost / cold wind earlier this week. Erica arborea Erica arborea The Magnolia mollicomata seedling through the arch has moved on a bit with the odd flower blown open and…

25th December

arborea in flower.1900 – JCW Many Stylosa alba open. 80 lapageria on one plant. Coum one third open. Erica arborea in flower. Picked a good Mrs W.J Grant. Several bits…

10th April

…De Graaf in the Drive not open. Poets hardly open. Mag halleana (nursery window) most of it open. Erica arborea very good. Standard reticulatas not open. 1923 – JCW Daffs…