22nd August

…aprica 2018 – CHW Rubus lineatus just coming into flower. Suckering away nicely to produce a big clump with very attractive foliage. Rubus lineatus Rubus lineatus Rubus lineatus Few trees…

1st November

lineatus Rubus lineatus Saw the first two woodcock today and so did the keepers. The first fall of birds in these nights of full moon. Some frost today in the…

18th September

…in a month. Rubus lineatus Rubus lineatus The top grafted Crateagus grignoniensis has been photographed before in this diary but seldom fruiting as well as this! The pheasants are, as…

8th August

…Rubus lineatus Rubus lineatus A top grafted Sorbus reducta with fruits forming. Sorbus reducta Sorbus reducta Lots of seeds have set on an old Rhododendron schlippenbachii above the drive at…

4th July

…of the better and more floriferous serrata forms.Rubus lineatus is growing into an attractive shrub with nice bark developing. This ought to be more widely grown and propagated but I…