11th December

…from a distance are one theme. Another is for the fruiting blueberries, raspberries, currants and crab apples to provide scope for Isla Rose herself to develop an interest in gardening…

16th October

…Werrington ages ago. The crab apple fruits are golden yellow and ripe now but I do not know the species. Slow growing and only about 8ft tall after 25 to…

8th April

…bought in for the Isla Rose Plantation. This is an introduction from New Zealand and is the ideal crab apple for making jelly. Malus ‘Jelly King’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ 2018…

15th August

…on a young apple tree with berries forming early. mistletoe mistletoe Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ growing 5-6ft tall here is a wonderful herbaceous border plant. It never looks much in a…

23rd September

…one crab-apple only left to see. The pheasants have eaten the rest. A Wilson introduction from 1901 planted here in 2001. First fruits that I have ever seen on this…