31st October

…‘March till Frost’ with plenty of secondary flowers. Cornus kousa Cornus kousa Magnolia ‘March till Frost’ 2015 – CHW Americans shooting today with what looks like a couple of Russians…

10th September

…early September and quite a sight today. Cornus florida Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’ with large numbers of strawberry fruits after the dry summer. Some leaves have reverted to plain green…

9th September

…constantly breaking off as you can see. Catalpa bignonoides Catalpa bignonoides Catalpa bignonoides The fruits on the cornus are starting to ripen as you can see here in Cornus kousa…

31st January

…out and very attractive today. Rather similar to Cornus mas? Cornus officinalis Cornus officinalis Cornus officinalis Sycoparrotia semidecidua has extraordinary flowers and here they are spot on for late January….

21st July

…and have latterly gone a pale pink. This is a very impressive cornus in a prime position. Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Also…

22nd September

…just yet. I wonder why this exceptional variety is not more widely available? Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Beside it I find a…

7th November

…add yet more value to this exceptional form. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Osmanthus heterophyllus is a pretty dull ‘holly like’ tree but it is one…

29th August

…huge growth in four years and is now producing white berries turning black in huge clusters. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Aesculus glabra (2011) also has peculiar shaped conkers (four only)…

13th March

…how Cornus ‘Norman Haddon’ has had nearly all its leaves scorched off in the wind. Cornus ‘Norman Haddon’ However, alongside it, Cornus capitata is hardly touched at all? Then one…

4th June

…by far the best thing in the garden today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron ‘Tortoiseshell Orange’ just going over. Rather paler than…