30th September

…This is one of the few plants which normally flowers and fruits at the same time. Arbutus unedo Arbutus unedo The elderly Cornus controversa by Donkey Shoe has produced loads…

9th December

…pruning ivy pruning 2016 – CHW One always thinks there is ‘nothing’ out in December but forgets Arbutus unedo is full out now. Arbutus unedo Pity the heat from a…

12th July

…Ilex verticellata self sown Arbutus unedo All over the place were self sown Arbutus unedo which thrive in these hot, dry coastal conditions There was even a tiny Caerhays bred…

7th September

…sylvatica. Nyssa sylvatica Fothergilla major also. Fothergilla major Celtis australis Celtis australis Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ in full flower – early! Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ Callicarpa dichotoma in full flower too. Callicarpa…

31st July

…the mist bench. camellia liners And next year’s crop growing well. next year’s crop Mr Chegwidden finally doing his roof repairs. Mr Chegwidden Out in the nursery today:Arbutus unedo nicely…

20th October

…An Arbutus unedo had split out and I suspect that the stump needs digging out as this shrub is very prone to phytophthora ramorum on its new shoots and growth….