8th July

…come and the bark is fissuring nicely. Arbutus menziezii Arbutus menziezii Arbutus menziezii Last year this was a huge 6-7ft tall clump of Melianthus major. The cold has reduced it…

1st December

…flowers today. Still not quite full out. Flowers a delicate gentle yellow and pendulous not upright. Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica First flower out on Vinca major

14th December

…still with flower in a tunnel. Solarium jasminum ‘Album’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’ just out. Other varieties still to show colour. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’ Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’ still with…

11th August

…partner at Burncoose. Since David’s recent death she has had major heart surgery herself but was back home and still tending their wonderful garden in Carharrack. Bomarea caldassii flowering away…

16th July

…narrow walkways and half supposedly more formal but in a state of disrepair. Three unqualified ‘gardeners’ who have all started this year have a major job to get it back…

18th July

…no idea of its name. double orange hemerocallis double orange hemerocallis Then on to Busy Bee Garden Centre which was much improved after a major revamp of the outdoor plant…

15th November

…sasanqua on the wall at its best. Primula megasoefolia good. 1897 – JCW F Wilson shows, also Cyclamineus, Horsfieldii, and Nelsoni major, also M Hume and No 100 of 85….

11th July

…but not their Melianthus major or much else.The new plants which we should consider for our next catalogue include: Achillea ‘Terracotta’ Achillea ‘Terracotta’ Linaria ‘Peachy’ Linaria ‘Peachy’ Acaenia microphylla ‘Kupferteppich’…

7th January

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW A young (planted 2012) Quercus canariensis has had some major storm damage…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…The son, James, has returned home to sort the garden and is getting stuck in with major storm and new clearance work after many years of neglect and no new…