15th May

…suspect, far too early in the year. Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ Rhododendron ‘Sappho’ has a scruffy habit. Rhododendron ‘Sappho’ Rhododendron ‘Sappho’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’…

16th May

…above Hovel Cart Road. The colour has bleached a bit in the sun. Azalea ‘Corneille’ Magnolia fraseri (when full out) does not look much different to the Magnolia fraseri var….

2nd May

…which can go into the next year’s nursery catalogue. Ilex cornuta Magnolia fraseri var. pyramidalis with its first two flowers here. The old plants of M. fraseri which died out…

26th April

…I would expect from M. fraseri? A fairly unique but dullish flower! Magnolia obovata x Magnolia fraseri Michelia laevifolia ‘Gail’s Favourite’ opens out flat as a flower and is much…

13th May

…to 30 years of Magnolia fraseri. As at Borde Hill this is out now but I remember the old trees flowering here only in late summer. Magnolia fraseri Magnolia fraseri

30th November

…my secateurs. Abies fraseri Abies fraseri 2017 – CHW Three different named forms of Magnolia grandiflora all with buds still to open. Amazing for the time of year but normal…

5th May

…old Magnolia fraseri. Ours always used to flower in September/October but this was full out today. Much larger yellow flowers than I remember. Magnolia fraseri Magnolia fraseri Magnolia officinalis completes…

29th March

…here! Photinia x fraseri ‘Atropurpurea Nana’ Photinia x fraseri ‘Atropurpurea Nana’ Corydalis solida ‘Beth Evans’ is a new plant in this year’s catalogue and very good it is too. Large…

10th May

…is from the Tasmanian mountains. Microcachrys tetragona Microcachrys tetragona A nice bit of propagation on Lonicera setifera. Lonicera setifera The flowers on Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ are still not out. Magnolia…

30th April

…wet April. 1944 – CW All daffs over in Tin Garden. Auklandii still very good. Magnolia rostrata and fraseri out also. A good many Maddeni hybrids. Single peonies and two…