13th May

…which died. Azara dentata Azara dentata Azara dentata Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’, named after my great uncle, is flowering late. This record tree has survived the ravages of phytophthera unlike…

19th April

…Camellia ‘Brigadoon’ Rhododendron davidsonianum now full out. Rhododendron davidsonianum Azara dentata plastered in flower. Azara dentata Azara dentata Azara dentata Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ at its best. Pinkish in bud. Rhododendron…

11th March

…Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ – for shape and density as a large evergreen this was quite a surprise even if you do not like aucuba! Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’…

30th November

…the garden dotted about. Quercus dentata ‘Karl Ferris Miller’ Quercus dentata ‘Karl Ferris Miller’ 2015 – CHW Camellia ‘Sodegasuki’ has one flower out beside the front door. This is what…

23rd March

…Wood anemone Quercus dentata – supposedly a record tree but I wonder? Some old leaves still on the tree as you would expect. Quercus dentata Quercus dentata Quercus dentata Nyssa…

18th November

…good yellow colour. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Wallaby’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Wallaby’ Quercus dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ just changing to brown. Quercus dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ Quercus dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ Quercus dentata

13th October

…after the rain. What a tree! Quercus dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ Quercus dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ 1997 – FJW November Pink had a flower – seen by John Morley. 1994…

21st November

dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ Quercus dentata ‘Carl Ferris Miller’ 2017 – CHW A pheasant has hit the best bathroom window! Plenty of glass in the bath and it seems to…

26th December

…brief Boxing Day maraud (entirely sober!).Quercus dentata ‘Karl Ferris Miller’ with all its old leaves intact as usual. It looks rather sinister today. Quercus dentata ‘Karl Ferris Miller’ Magnolia rostrata…

4th July

…Dierama ‘Cosmos’ Aruncus dioecius just going over. We must list this in our catalogue for next year. Aruncus dioecius Ligularia dentata ‘Desdemona’ at its best in semi shade. A carpet…