28th June

…subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’; one of several trees growing on the drive at Trewithen. A gorgeous…

23rd February

…Camellia saluenensis I think as does Tom. Camellia minor Camellia minor Camellia minor Camellia forrestii – I have wondered before why this has died out in cultivation when Forrest wrote…

9th February

…their best. 1901 – JCW Minimus at its best, a few minor, nothing else except seedling trumpets. 1900 – JCW Minor only just shows the bud yellow. 1899 – JCW…

20th January

…this is where we have got to with the labelling so far. Trachycarpus princeps Trachycarpus princeps Trachycarpus princeps Sabal minor Sabal minor Sabal minor Sabal minor Rhapidophyllum hystrix Rhapidophyllum hystrix…

11th November

…Barton Farm and is giving a great show today despite the wind and heavy showers filled with hail. Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ Cubby had to go…

8th January

…– November Pink fully out again on this date. J.C.W starting. 1967 – FJW Family all went to church for first time. Minor interruptions. 1911 – JCW I saw Aconite…

20th November

…bud opening and loads more buds to come. Polyspora longicarpa Polyspora longicarpa Polyspora longicarpa A branch blown off high up one of the elderly Magnolia salicifolias. Lots of minor mess…

29th January

…their best, and snowdrops, a few seedling tets show colour, Soleil D’or well open and so Aconite. 1901 – JCW I saw the first minor open. Snow and N.E wind….

28th January

…CHW Echium pinnifolium outside the drawing room window has gone black after the minor frost (one night only) about a week ago. It will probably survive and go on to…

24th January

…semperivens, longistylum, keiskii, argenteum, sutchuenense, Pink arboreum, Blood red Arboreum. 1898 – JCW Picked a seedling Maximus fully open, several Minor open. 1897 – JCW Ice on pond but rather…