6th April

…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 Park. Top path The…

24th February

…The first leaves appearing on Gunnera manicata in February! Gunnera manicata A young plant of Nigel Holman’s Magnolia ‘Hawk’ with a huge flower or three. Magnolia ‘Hawk’ 2021 – CHW…

3rd March

…most unusual for the first week in March. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata A young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ flowering away below White Stiles. young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ A good magnolia seedling…

3rd June

…clump has 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…

3rd April

…aralioides This huge bed of Gunnera manicata is above the top path in the wood. Located over a spring these rhizomes are just waking up. Gunnera manicata Gunnera manicata What…

8th January

manicata Gunnera manicata A magnolia has split in half on the top path preventing me proceeding to inspect the squirrel traps. Some rather dodgy reversing then needed. A magnolia has…

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

…flower. 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…

19th June

…viscosum Rhododendron viscosum Rhododendron viscosum The much frosted Gunnera manicata clump above the viscosum looks absolutely fine now. Gunnera manicata A Corylus avellana ‘Red Majestic’, with its contorted branches, is…