12th May

…delicate to take to Chelsea I fear but Rosa roxburgii may make it. Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’ Rosa rugosa

26th May

…with new growth and two flower heads. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana More deer nibbling on a young Sorbus. Deer damage New growth on Quercus rugosa. Quercus rugosa We need rain…

5th June

…chats. A welcome outing after the horrors of Chelsea. Plant events like this are a delight.In turn I buy for Caerhays:Quercus insignis rare plants rare plants Euonymus morrisonensisQuercus rugosa Decaisnea…

30th July

…which is doing well. Of Quercus affinis and Quercus rugosa there is no sign. Major casualties because of minimal care and maintenance on the periphery of the garden. One cannot…