20th August

laurocerasus Prunus laurocerasus Secondary flowers today on Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’. We saw this yesterday in the nursery. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ First secondary flowers on Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’. 2019 – CHW…

11th March

…fontanesiana Whitewater ‘Howw’ Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ – a great deal better than our erratic ‘Marbled White’. Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Pittosporum dallii Schefflera delavayi growing well with a…

14th March

…recurvoides Rhododendron recurvoides Rhododendron ‘Spinbur’ (Rhododendron spinuliferum x Rhododendron burmanicum) Rhododendron ‘Spinbur’ Aucuba himalaica var. dolichophylla Aucuba himalaica var. dolichophylla Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Amazing daffodils from Ron…

29th October

…brief but different autumn colours. Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ Prunus laurocerasus in full flower in late October! Prunus laurocerasus Two cock pheasants devouring the fruits on Photinia villosa. Photinia villosa The…

7th February

…gates This track was under water as were the whole of these water meadows. track track Prunus laurocerasus about to come out into flower. Prunus laurocerasus A huge clump of…

9th February

…Quercus franchettii Amazingly Prunus laurocerasus is actually in flower already below Tin Garden. Prunus laurocerasus A female Podocarpus henkelii with ripening podocarps in profusion. Podocarpus henkelii Podocarpus henkelii Rehderodendron kwangtungense…

30th August

…of Prunus laurocerasus berries below Slip Rail. The laurels are yellowish here near a huge fir tree where they bake in the sun with little moisture. Hence the berries which…

20th February

…remarkably neat and tidy job which took the team of four not much more than a day. beech tree 2019 – CHW Prunus laurocerasus – common laurel in full flower…

13th June

…ancient and sick. PRUNUS latifolia Prunus laurocerasus – one very seldom sees it set seed quite as copiously as this. Tropaeolum ciliatum – it never died down in the mild…