9th July

…due a haircut soon as the view is getting rather obscured from the lawn. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora A large clump of Salvia ‘Hot Lips’ is absolutely covered…

23rd June

…came 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’ –…

4th August

grandiflora ‘Goliath’ which has narrower and more pointed leaves than most other forms of M grandiflora. This specimen grows in the garden of a lady who collects succulents and echeveria…

24th May

…manufacturer. A slow tedious job but another use for a magnolia! Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark 2016 – CHW Arrived…

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

…but risky 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…

5th August

…was probably years ago. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora The last two times I have gone to look for the rare Mexican Magnolia dealbata its intermittent flowers were either not out…

1st October

…we will see. A fine flower before the wind arrives on Magnolia grandiflora below the lawn. Magnolia grandiflora Acer saccherinum, the silver maple, has five-lobed leaves. Many blown off without…

4th January

…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 B.N.A saw first…

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…