29th October

…a cold winter. Quercus lamellosa Acer takesimense has coloured even more in the last three days. Acer takesimense Acer takesimense Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’ is now 20ft+ tall but the…

15th November

Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ is at its best but the nearby Acer palmatum ‘Osahazuki’ has long since lost its splendid earlier colour. Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’…

20th September

…readily have fooled me that this is an acer like plant at all but it has three separate labels and, thankfully, is doing well. Acer albopurpurascens Acer albopurpurascens Acer albopurpurascens…

26th September

…turning early too. Carya ovata Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ quite superb on the tree lines. Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’ not yet quite doing its stuff. Acer

31st March

…lives on decaying Pinus sylvestris? scots pine scots pine scots pine Acer tsinglingense early into leaf with an initial bronzy leaf form. Acer tsinglingense Acer tsinglingense Still, despite the east…

21st April

…A. campestre often has. Planted in 2009 this tree has done well and plenty of flowers today. Acer campestre ‘Elsrick’ Acer campestre ‘Elsrick’ Acer campestre ‘Elsrick’ Thuja koraiensis is making…

5th November

…A large wasps nest appears to have fallen from an old beech tree. wasps nest Another fine autumn show from an Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’. Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’ A…

9th May

…barbinerve with winged seed heads forming. Acer truncatum var. barbinerve Acer truncatum var. barbinerve Azalea ‘Barthold Lazzer’ is a double flower. Very slow growing. Ghent hybrid but the first of…

26th April

…the tunnel. The magnolias which arrived at the same time are growing on well beside the acers. The acers came from the NZ autumn straight into our summer when, in…

9th October

…ripe and this year’s unripe seed heads on Rhododendron ‘Nancor’. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Still green and unripe Acer griseum seed. Acer griseum Acer griseum Unripe Acer palmatum ‘Scolopendriifolium’ seed….