12th October

…var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ has as good an autumn display as its spring bronzy leaves. This early leaf bronzing is seldom seen in small young plants in…

23rd February

…by nightfall. prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s…

27th January

…sericea Neolitsea sericea Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ a bit frosted but plenty of buds to come. A Tregrehan hybrid of great merit. Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’…

16th March

…white with a hint of pink really (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii). Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ is however exceptional as we…

8th April

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ – likewise. Camellia sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ – ditto. Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Prunus maakii ‘Amber Beauty’ – glorious…

19th February

…really nice camellias towards the Top Lodge: Camellia ‘Desire’ ‘Desire’ Camellia ‘Mary-Phoebe Taylor’ ‘Mary-Phoebe Taylor’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ ‘Spring Festival’ Opposite them is an ancient clump of…

11th December

…leylandii in Kennel Close. leylandii leylandii A secondary flowering on Drimys winteri or is it an early spring showing? Drimys winteri Drimys winteri 2018 – CHW Jaimie has cut down…

12th March

…out. The square needs moving anyway as this one is over. ‘Spring has Sprung’ ‘Spring has Sprung’ A very fine Rhododendron cilpinense at the garden entrance perfect today. Rhododendron cilpinense…

3rd June

…iris Still plenty of water flowing from the spring below the top lodge under the trash into Old Park. spring But, the other side of the same hedge has cracked…

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays? In this absurdly early spring where the magnolias first started coming out on 2 nd January, at least a month before all known records,…