2nd January

…badly. The trunk is quite distinct too. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ 2017 – CHW Biting cold east wind but fine. No frost…

12th February

…Cinnamomum japonicum suckers Cinnamomum japonicum Cinnamomum japonicum knobbly bark Cinnamomum japonicum mature bark A tidy up around the, once record tree, Pinus pinaster which fell a year or so ago….

15th June

…but not yet. I had not spotted this new species to us before but it is doing well on Burns Bank. Phellodendron japonicum Phellodendron japonicum Phellodendron japonicum Phellodendron japonicum I…

10th October

…one but not bad at all. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Nearby is a good young plant of Podocarpus acutifolius which has a strange flattening of…

28th July

…it is only now coming into growth? Pieris Pieris Pieris Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ with its trailing ‘skirt’ nibbled by roe deer. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’…

15th September

…so sure now. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ 2016 – CHW The great joy of gardening is to inspect recent new planting and see how well…

21st September

…foliage effect is probably now rather than in the spring. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ 2017 – CHW Tom Hudson gave us this pink lapageria two…

16th September

…Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ The quince is, once again, fully laden with fruits. quince The third grass cut at Tin Garden so we are now ready to plant…

8th September

…but looking very fine indeed. Loads of new shoots. Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ in full flower. Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’…

23rd July

…you with a few pictures of exciting plant combinations: Clethra barbinervis and Stypholobium japonicum ‘Pendula’ Clethra barbinervis and Stypholobium japonicum ‘Pendula’ Musa basjoo and Romneya coulteri Musa basjoo and Romneya…