21st April

…into a cool spot outside in full shade. This year we may well need the cold store at Caerhays to hold things back from around 10th May. However, as you…

7th May

…M Williams) bred this griersonianum cross called Rhododendron ‘May Day’. It was out on time! So heavy are its flowers that these shrubs are half collapsed. Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron…

28th May

…with Neil Armstrong. This may be widely known as a sculpture park but it is also a collection of 2,500 species of plants accumulated in only 24 years. The property…

16th May

…name may be a misspelling as I cannot find it. A very dwarf growing species anyway. Carpinus nimopli Acer campestre ‘Postelense’ with its reddish seedpods already fully developed. If it…

9th April

…In a year or two this may turn out to be a very exciting new hybrid indeed. So rare is M. sargentiana (pure) that it may have little competition. Magnolia…

19th May

…of ours to the IDS for use in the new and extensive magnolia section of their online website which can be viewed by anyone. It may take many years to…

18th May

…from Burncoose Nurseries to the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year competition 2018. Large plants will also be seen on our stand from Monday 21st May. Until now it has…

12th September

May was around 70,000, not the 40,000 who died of/with Covid. Which means 30,000 may have died directly as a result of the actions we took. We protected the young,…

21st May

…a joy it is actually to have a year off from Chelsea which dominates the month of May and has done so for the last 40+ years in one form…

15th May

…– the eastern Mayhaw, from Alabama, Florida and Virginia making a decent tree. Crataegus aestivales Crataegus aestivales Tilia caroliniana subsp. heterophylla was a gift this year from Nikki Applewhite. Tilia…