17th April

…tour groups than ever this year as the weather remains fair with coldish nights. Syringa pinnatifolia is just coming out and, again, well before its normal time. Syringa pinnatifolia Syringa…

18th May

…February which I pictured then. Fuchsia exorticatica Fuchsia exorticatica We cut the rather unusual Syringa pinnatifolia for Chelsea but it may well shed by the time we arrive. Syringa pinnatifolia

8th April

…week. Amelanchier lamarkii Amelanchier lamarkii Syringa pinnatifolia out much earlier than ours. Syringa pinnatifolia Syringa pinnatifolia Choisya ‘Aztec Pearl’ – a shy flowerer with us in the nursery. Choisya ‘Aztec…

13th August

…hybrids. Eucryphia pinnatifolia at its best 2 days ago. Nymansii good. Pinnatifolia not yet all out. All magnolias, rhododendrons, and camellias grown well. Hardly any corn cut. First lapageria out….

2nd August

…Auriculatum pink hybrids still out. Eucryphia pinnatifolia at its best. An odd flower on Nymansii. 1944 – CW A few lapagerias. Eucryphia pinnatifolia very good – Magnolias grandiflora and delavayi…

20th April

…as ‘rabbit money’ as we used to call it years ago. ‘rabbit money’ Syringa pinnatifolia in full flower before the leaves appear. Syringa pinnatifolia Syringa pinnatifolia A young Magnolia acuminata…

13th April

…this one seems evergreen and especially so. Zanthoxylum acanthopodium Syringa pinnatifolia in flower which it certainly is not outside here as yet. Syringa pinnatifolia Malus transitoria ‘Ruby’ still carrying last…

16th April

…Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’ Syringa pinnatifolia just opening. Syringa pinnatifolia Hydrangea lobbii has indeed been killed by the February cold. Hydrangea lobbii Magnolia veitchii ‘Isca’ and Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ seen from…

9th August

…and Mrs Tom Michael in church. 1949 – CW Eucryphia pinnatifolia over. Nymansii v good. Several bits of mountain Rhododendrons – a good deal of rain. Magnolia delavayi still many…

3rd September

…and nearly all straw – yield good. 1962 – FJW Pinnatifolia past best, Nymansensis at its best – no lapageria. The season has been 3 weeks late all through the…