25th December

…on a fine sunny Christmas Day!Azalea ‘Hinomayo’ out for Christmas as usual – well just the odd twig here and there really! Azalea ‘Hinomayo’ The darker of the two original…

13th February

…Camellia ‘Black Magic’ – I think we have had this before Camellia ‘Black Magic’ Camellia ‘Black Magic’ Camellia champetre ‘Christmas Daffodil’ – hardly daffodil like! Camellia champetre ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia…

27th February

…‘Holly Bright’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Canterbury’ Camellia ‘Canterbury’ Camellia ‘Canterbury’ Also new to us and perhaps the…

23rd December

…weeks since it first showed colour. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Grass cutting in Kennel Close in Christmas week. Notionally to allow us to see the new daffodil clumps properly but…

31st December

…really. One would only grow it to have a rhodo out on Christmas Day and it was not quite this year! Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’…

10th February

…Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ The snowdrops once from the Vean are a fine clump. snowdrops Cyclamen coum has naturalised itself in assorted colours all over the bank and…

26th December

…early perhaps. snowdrop flower A primrose similarly devoured by something. primrose Wild daffodils almost with flower buds showing. Only a few days away. Wild daffodils A young Azalea ‘Kirin’ with…

17th December

…A poor neighbour to ‘Winter Intruder’. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Next door again are a fine young clump of Camellia ‘Winton’ strutting their stuff in this exceptionally mild…

13th January

daffodil out at the Four in Hand. wild daffodil Snowdrops around the daffodils. Snowdrops A pheasant has half eaten this early daffodil flower. A pheasant has half eaten this early…

9th January

…on Camellia ‘Adolphe Audusson’ by the Four in Hand. Camellia ‘Adolphe Audusson’ First actual flower buds on a wild daffodil. Sadly nibbled. wild daffodil 2018 – CHW Polyspora longicarpa (WWJ…