3rd January

…has only lately left us. 1908 – JCW Some Aconites open, Acacia dealbata and the Coums are both good, a Camellia or two open. 1898 – JCW The first Aconite….

5th August

…was probably years ago. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora The last two times I have gone to look for the rare Mexican Magnolia dealbata its intermittent flowers were either not out…