17th August

…but I could not smell any apple scent when crushing the leaves in this heatwave. Mentha longifolia The commemorative Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’ has grown about a foot taller. Quercus robur

19th October

…and later flowering Schefflera delavayi is now full out in Donkey Shoe. Schefflera delavayi Schefflera delavayi A little autumn colour on Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’. Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’ A good crop…

19th August

…the tea towels enlighten. tea towels Peacock butterflies on a Buddleja davidii ‘Empire Blue’. Buddleja davidii ‘Empire Blue’ The commemorative planting of Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’ growing away well. Quercus robur

2nd August

…Cordyline australis Ross now clearing up. Ross now clearing up Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’ is finally getting going. The Q. buckleyi beside it sadly blew over. Two elderly and now dead…