14th December

…for the greenhouse.Correa ‘Marians Marvel’ looking pristine. Correa ‘Marians Marvel’ Correa ‘Marians Marvel’ Correa backhouseana just out. Correa backhouseana Correa backhouseana Correa harrisii just starting to fade. Correa harrisii Correa…

23rd October

…with a similar spread. Correa “Marian’s Marvel” Correa “Marian’s Marvel” Correa “Marian’s Marvel” Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ with flowers and splendid autumn colour in the nursery. Quite dazzling even before…

4th May

…Some Auklandii open mostly but half open. Marvel and Recurvas just open and their seedlings showing just as above. 1903 – JCW The Auklandii at thier best, Dalhousii open, Marvel

23rd April

…– FJW David announced his intentions with regard to Sarah Williams. XXXXX Day. 1907 – JCW Birmingham Show. Most daffs are over, Marvel are good, a few Frian left. Saw…

26th April

…best and also Clematis montana rubra. 1903 – JCW Dalhousii breaking bud, sent off two recurvas yesterday, marvel just open, a few seedlings to come, several Auklandii and Azaleas open,…

27th April

…the Auklandii are open – Thomsonii over – Countess of Haddington open. Finished crossing except Marvel. A few roses show colour. Ferns opening. 1901 – JCW Finished crossing and went…

8th July

…– CHW Stop and marvel at the peeling bark on Rhododendron stenaulum. We have just pruned other things away from it so that you can see the peeling on the…

30th April

…few open. Sir C Lemon going over. Big recurvas poet at its best. 1900 – JCW Audreana shows colour. Many Iris germanica open, daffs are nearly over except Marvel and…

1st May

…picked some May about five days since. 1902 – JCW Half the recurvas open nearly, Marvel about the same, several azaleas out, a good bit of montana. Maples quite good….

5th May

…have 40 to 50 blooms. Maples are good, some roses open, a few very late daffs to open yet. 1900 – JCW Recurvas open. Marvel not properly and Glaucescens moving….