29th March

Bold’ (Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘JC Williams’) with its first flower. We have other plants, but the colour of the bud is superb. Magnolia ‘A E Bold’ Magnolia ‘Olav…

28th October

…the nursery today.Quercus rubra – a dull day but a clear red outside.Oxydendron arboreum – a bold red. Oxydendron arboreum Nyssa sylvatica – such a delicate yellow. Nyssa sylvatica Nyssa…

15th April

…the emerging leaves this year rather than being swamped by them. Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’ Rhododendron desquamatum is its usual bold colour in the evening…

14th March

…campbellii Alba A Magnolia dawsoniana which is now thriving with more light. Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia dawsoniana A bold surviving Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ This is a fine Magnolia…

23rd May

…parlance, have been deemed to ‘have gone’. One of the judges clearly dislikes the bold sway of rhodos behind the cashpoint (from which Karol had to rapidly remove his suitcase…

6th May

…strong east wind which has made it cold. The only thing to say about this one is that it has a bold upright habit like a totem pole. This means…

9th December

…Tin Garden which we pollarded in February has made a bold leap to recovery and is still holding green leaves on the new young shoots in December. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’…

7th April

…House. Cyrtomium falcatum ‘Rockfordianum’ Cyrtomium falcatum ‘Rockfordianum’ Never seen before – Viburnum bitchiuense. Viburnum bitchiuense Viburnum bitchiuense Rhododendron russatum flowering sparsely. Rhododendron russatum A bold show from Malus sieversii. Malus…

7th November

… Sorbus megalocarpa var. cuneata (Hergest Croft)  Polyspora sczwanica (Penrice Castle)  Crataegus x lavalleei  Camellia sasanqua ‘Early Pearly’ (Tregothnan) 2018 – CHW Picea brachystyla has bold silvery…

9th April

…Bank. A good flower with a bold reddish stripe on a profusion of white flowers.Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum in full flower below Donkey Shoe. This is the first time I have seen…