19th March

…tulips show colour. Golden Bell and Sirius out, half Emperor and Emprep only just, many seedling trumpets. 1897 – JCW [?] open, Weardale, G of Leiden, C J Backhouse, Monarch,…

21st March

…most of the King A’s, Monarch thrusting bud well, one White Queen, Mag halleana open. (Hand Written note attached to Garden Book Page) Rhodo’s in flower at Caerhays 1931 *…

25th March

…much as in 1897. 1904 – JCW Just about 1899 to the day. 1903 – JCW Very near 1897 in point of time.Narcissi Weardale, Monarch, [?] all more or less…

27th March

…week. ½ of (Narcissi) King A open. 1907 – JCW Well ahead of 1900, 1901, 1902 and 1904. Citron is opening. Monarch open and nearly all King A. 1904 –…

4th April

…4 things open, the show was about the best we have ever had. Picked some pot minimus seed. 1904 – JCW Weardale, Monarch a few Frian ???, a few Jonquil…

8th June

…all Jacko, some Monarch and Weardale etc, and sown some pot seed. 1902 – JCW Have moved a lot of bulbs lately, very little seed but the Caerhays , H…