23rd July

…on the very dwarf growing Hypericum olympicum ‘Citrinum’. Hypericum olympicum ‘Citrinum’ The ‘bamboo fern’, Coniogramme japonica ‘Flavomaculata’, are still tiny liners, but look exciting. Coniogramme japonica ‘Flavomaculata’ Lobelia ‘Tania’ sold…

4th July

…Juglans nigra A garden with every reason to be one of the Great Gardens of Cornwall and much expanded since I last visited three years ago. The new bamboo glade…

23rd June

…or two Harrow hybrids, a Mikado and an orange azalea or so are all of that family open, with the Maddeni x cinnabarinum lot. Bamboo henonis is just starting. 1915…

15th July

…about. 1898 – JCW No real start in [bamboo] Nitida yet. Many seedlings planted in the new ground, say one third. Everlasting peas open. Put in from 207 to 218,…

28th October

Bamboo 51 ½ ft high. Very bad storms. Camellia sasanqua very nice. 1939 JCW Been very dry for almost 2 months with one wet spell. Fuchsias still untouched. Eucryphias cordifolia…

7th April

…Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu Kinokana’ (Bamboo) Chusquea couleou nicely pruned to show off its stems properly. Chusquea couleou Chusquea couleou Acer negundo ‘Kellys Gold’ with flower and emerging golden leaves. Acer…

1st June

…and G Spur. A bad season for the May, now at its best,. No waterlilies yet. Few of the bamboo doing much. Edgeworthii coming on. Dalhousi and Auklandii just at…

20th April

…dead as you can see. The second species of bamboo in flower this week! Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica 2019 – CHW More cold east wind and…

14th April

…held back and coming slowly. Best things are Calophytum by George’s Hut and Big Red in Bamboo clump at end of 40 Acres. Magnolias discoloured. 1928 – JCW The frost…

2nd March

…to half a day’s planting this afternoon where we get out the 35 or so new camellias from France and the 11 new bamboo species also from France mainly into…