29th November

…but Oleifera full out – one half open bud on November Pink. Very wet November. 1986 – FJW Picked one miserable flower on Oleifera. Late year. Dry early autumn. Wet…

18th September

…grow this in full sun and enjoy it through the seasons as much as we do. Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Camellia oleifera with buds nearly showing…

9th November

…– CW Camellias sasanqua and oleifera out, also a couple of flowers of hybrid in big quarry. One Saluenensis in the way of a Pink (dark) form above Crino hedge…

29th December

…beginning. Camellia Double white been out 2 weeks and the first J.C.W bud (opening) picked today. Oleifera very good still. Bits is Cam sasanqua left. Pink Saluenensis by Tin Garden…

7th December

…– been out for two weeks. Oleifera quite good considering the hard winter last year. Just beginning to get flower on Nobleanums on Drive. Turning colder. 1931 – JCW Hamamelis…

8th December

…door so C ‘Noblissima’ (or possibly ‘Sodegasuki’) is the correct name and not Camellia Gauntlettii). nerine bed 1990 – FJW Snow. 1967 – FJW Fairly heavy snow. Oleifera and November…

25th October

…– FJW Many flowers on Nov Pink. Very wet year – very wet week.1962 – FJW Rain came after 3 weeks. 1953 – CW Picked first Camellia oleifera from wall…

27th October

…FJW George Blandford died – he started work at Caerhays in 1900 and was in the garden feeding pheasants when he was taken ill. 1941 – CW Camellia oleifera out…

22nd October

…Sarcococca saligna Sarcococca saligna 1982 – FJW Two flowers on smaller C williamsii in Big Quarry. 1957 – FJW Picked flowers Cam oleifera, 1 flower Burmanicum, Yellow Hammer good for…

18th October

…tree. Photinia niitakayamensis with pinkish-red fruits. First flowers on Camellia oleifera. 2018 – CHW Cornus capitata with the largest strawberry fruits that I have ever seen. Two young trees grown…