3rd March

…to Old Park. Even a flower stem as well which is most unusual for the first week in March. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata A young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ flowering away…

3rd June

…its toes in a spring. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata This Quercus acuta was stripped of every branch it had by a falling tree but has reshot vigorously and even a…

3rd April

…path in the wood. Located over a spring these rhizomes are just waking up. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata What is left this year of the two good Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedlings….

6th April

…Gunnera manicata by the dog kennels but they will still recover. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata The mini digger has made a good job of levelling the top path in Old…

8th January

…The huge rhizomes look as though the new leaves are not far away either. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata A magnolia has split in half on the top path preventing me…

24th February

…effort. One of the magnolias at the nursery entrance The huge Gunnera manicata rhizomes in the show tunnel are waking up for Chelsea! Gunnera manicata rhizomes Gunnera manicata rhizomes Nandina…

16th March

…tree canopy and has loads of bud.The Gunnera manicata beds are starting to move although there is still a little frost damage to the leaf edges. They will readily grow…

5th May

…I see this listed in Hillier’s but John Hillier and many others failed to identify or recognise it over many years. Vaccinum urceolatum Vaccinum urceolatum Strangely the huge Gunnera manicata

12th December

…Heuchera ‘Blondie’ Gunnera manicata grown through myopex with some frost damage. Gunnera manicata The New Zealand acers which arrived in late July are still in full leaf. New Zealand acers…

19th June

…the gardens are now closed of course as there is ‘nothing to see’! Rhododendron viscosum Rhododendron viscosum Rhododendron viscosum The much frosted Gunnera manicata clump above the viscosum looks absolutely…