12th April

…first which are quite variable and then get much larger. A very contorted and spreading plant which is 40 years old. Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Exbury’s Rhododendron ‘Lady…

9th May

…Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Judy’ Magnolia ‘Judy’ The best rhododendrons flowering in the species collection were: Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp…

21st April

…magnolia has a growth habit like Magnolia ‘Butterflies’. Magnolia ‘Golden Goblet’ Magnolia ‘Golden Goblet’ Rhododendron ‘Anne Teese’ at its absolute best – again stunning! Rhododendron ‘Anne Teese’ Rhododendron ‘Anne Teese’…

11th April

…is perhaps the best thing in the garden (rhodo wise) today. Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ First house martins seen above the lawn today. Just a few trying out…

7th December

…the year for rabbit damage. Here on the low growing Magnolia ‘Ann’. Magnolia ‘Ann’ Rhododendron keysii still full of flowers. Rhododendron keysii Betula utilis var. jacquemontii in the sun. Betula…

1st May

…Justine and Ann are moving stuff into the store as Pheas finishes off the shelving ready for laundry on Tuesday. new laundry new laundry The record sized clump of Rhododendron…

2nd May

…‘Countess of Haddington’ The gorgeous scented Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ which we saw for the first time last year is again rather special. Staggeringly good. Rhododendron pseudochrysanthemum is finally full out….

30th March

…planted two here but the strimmer got one after a few years. monkey puzzle 2015 – CHW Ann Swithenbank from the BBC Radio 4 Gardeners Question Time rings me at…