11th May

…the US bit! Euphorbia triangulari Euphorbia triangulari Leucodendron argenteum – one we stock and grow. Just about ok outside in Cornwall near the sea if you read our ‘Protea Care…

4th March

…not despite a flower or two surviving, Dodo! Euphorbia mellifera Euphorbia mellifera The Echiums are in a terrible state too with many seedlings from last year already dead and the…

8th May

…emerging and should be perfect by 19th May. Euphorbia stygiana Euphorbia stygiana Pallets of kit which we send by courier to Chelsea to make more room for plants on the…

19th June

…mature tree here but I cannot recollect it. Dipteronia sinensis Dipteronia sinensis Schefflera macrophylla with brown indumentum covering its new growth. Staggeringly good! Schefflera macrophylla Schefflera macrophylla Euphorbia stygiana with…

30th September

…the blasting but here is Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ in fine fettle with flower tassels developing. Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ Euphorbia mellifera looked dead but with a chop back it…

16th March

…Schefflera rhododendrifolia Schefflera rhododendrifolia Camellia ‘Valley Knudsen’ was just coming out properly. Camellia ‘Valley Knudsen’ Camellia ‘Valley Knudsen’ Viola odorata flowering away nicely with strong scent. Viola odorata Euphorbia characias…

24th April

…well. Picea breweriana Picea breweriana Picea breweriana Rhododendron ‘Boddaertianum’ pinkish in bud, opening pale mauve-white. Rhododendron ‘Boddaertianum’ The house from across the valley. Llanover Court A fine clump of Euphorbia

7th August

…of flower. Parahebe ‘Snow Clouds’ Parahebe ‘Snow Clouds’ Parahebe ‘Snow Clouds’ A view of the nursery entrance. All very modern and tidy! nursery entrance I buy a euphorbia to keep…

20th May

…have seen and to inform those who did not have the ‘luxury’ of visiting Chelsea themselves. STYRAX japonicus MAGNOLIA summer solstice MAGNOLIA sieboldii FURCRAEA EUPHORBIA ERIOBOTHRYA CALYCANTHUS venus 2016 –…

6th May

…– my father’s favourite wild(ish) flower Euphorbia mellifera is about to come out. It’s a shrub really rather than a herbaceous plant and very happy up against a turret. Cytisus…