8th April

…plus the cup. Sorbus caloneura in full flower on the show bench. Sorbus caloneura Sorbus caloneura Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alexandrina’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alexandrina’ Malus ‘Katherine’ Malus ‘Katherine’ Then some exhibits from…

9th May

…a sucker 15ft or more from the trunk beside the path. Several in fact on closer inspection. Sassafras albidum Sorbus caloneura in flower. Sorbus caloneura Sorbus hedlundii (the best large…

5th May

…17,500 people have joined their own membership scheme. A few of the superb specimen plants we saw: Carpinus rankanensis in full flower Carpinus rankanensis Carpinus rankanensis An ancient Sorbus caloneura

26th March

…Daffs have been much knocked about, show is in four days time. Many Reticulatas open, Lady Clare is going over. R calophytum from Coombe Wood opens. Pyrus caloneura open. 1902…

9th April

…now opening, Pyrus caloneura has been good for a fortnight. 1906 – JCW Daffs on the wane, we have had a long dry three weeks for the flowers. Primroses at…

10th April

…Orbiculare hybrids are very good. No frost as yet to do real harm. Prunus caloneura is over its best. 1920 – JCW No poets out but nearly the best day…

9th September

…Karol & Asia have got on the wrong tree. This is not Sorbus caloneura which has brown fruits rather than the red ones featured here. Sorbus commixta aff. var. sachalinensis…