21st April

…how the stand will look on the ground with the new gate, iron fence and seat which will lead the eye into the stand. All a bit crude and rusty…

23rd May

…finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand Chelsea 2017 finished stand It would seem that the standards in the Great Pavilion have been…

12th March

…blooms. Indeed they were! Jaimie and Michael plus Rob and Tim all spent six hours setting up on Friday and entering loads of classes. They work hard and do it…

13th March

…pandemic and tree planting without control of squirrels and deer is a waste of time and money. A proper strategy and acceptance of practical reality beyond ‘woke’ and BLM demands…

5th April

…Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ (Ledvina cross) is good and in a prime spot by Georges Hut. Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ The tiny Magnolia ‘Mighty Mouse’. Magnolia ‘Mighty Mouse’…

31st March

…treated in the same way now. Greed and panic / self-interest is, I suppose, entirely predictable human nature, BUT, as I say again, for heaven’s sake stop and think and

1st April

…old kitchen garden this spring (sadly) and the new, adjacent, pheasant pen to save cash. However I suspect that with Pengelly Farms and Southern England Farms growing potatoes and veg…

8th April

…Zealand and is the ideal crab apple for making jelly. Malus ‘Jelly King’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ 2018 – CHW A tour with another Duke and Duchess and their friends. Non…

19th March

…rightly, staying away. I find common sense not panic under Andrew and Steve’s wise and careful management. Richard has the accounts well under control and we are still paying our…

12th May

…‘Blue Shadow’ is about right. Not quite sure about the name yet? Where is the ‘blue shadow’ the judges will say. Cornus kousa ‘Blue Shadow’ Cornus kousa ‘Blue Shadow’ Magnolia…