9th July

…seed heads all here today. Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi More Magnolia grandiflora flowers from below the lawn. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora An…

23rd June

…from New Zealand about 20 years ago.‘Main Street’ – with large and unpleasantly floppy flowers. MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Main Street’ MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Main Street’ MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Main Street’ ‘Russet’ – with…

4th August

…I inspected last night. Not my idea of nice plants but each to his own! Magnolia grandiflora ‘Goliath’ Magnolia grandiflora ‘Goliath’ 2015 – CHW The grasscutting in the garden is…

24th May

…magnolia! Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark 2016 – CHW Arrived at Chelsea this morning to find we had been awarded…

30th November

…in this run of mild winters. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora This seed pod looks as if it might just be viable? If so a new first for us…

15th October

…indeed in an early frost. Quercus buckleyi Quercus buckleyi A seed on a Magnolia grandiflora on the Top Wall which may, in time, contain viable seeds. Only after a hot…

2nd September

…in the summer. Bignonia capreolata Bignonia capreolata Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ with just a hint of pink. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Secondary flowers (as usual) on…

5th August

…individual plants of Magnolia grandiflora ‘Maryland’ and ‘Goliath’ interspersed but these seem to have died out since I last looked closely which was probably years ago. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora

10th November

…of its small leaves. Asia should try to propagate this. Magnolia grandiflora ‘Kay Parris’ Magnolia grandiflora ‘Kay Parris’ An elderly clump of Camellia sasanqua above the quarry is plastered in…

4th January

…yet! Another youngish plant also has a flower or two below the main ride. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia ‘March till frost’ 1972 – FJW Cold spell started.1959 – FJW…