28th February

…A rather more decent flower and bud today on Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’. Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ The Magnolia campbellii seedling above Crinodendron Hedge is the best magnolia display…

3rd March

…plenty of intact flowers though. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ just coming out properly. What a colour! Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ The original Magnolia…

6th March

of primroses that are just emerging. clump of narcissus clump of narcissus clump of narcissus I have picked out a few of the better ones to enjoy but sadly I…

14th February

…Tin Garden today. Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii First flowers out on Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’. Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ A Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling that is not pure white…

4th March

…by the cold. lepagenas Already lots of decent new flowers are emerging on the Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ which was in the teeth of the east wind. The wonders of spring!…

23rd January

…already. The International Camellia Society yearbook arrives today and scarcely a mention of the UK when it comes to the registration of new varieties of camellia worldwide. All rather sad…

27th February

…magnolias click here to see more of the best that February has ever offered before. 2018 – CHW A Burncoose day full of three separate meetings.Very few magnolias out yet…

26th February

often enough! Frost proof too. Prunus ‘Okame’ 2020 – CHW A big excitement today as Jaimie’s new magnolia hybrid opens its first of just two flowers. For a first time…

24th February

…since picked before the wind. Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ Two wonderful vases of flowers outside the front door. Two wonderful vases of flowers outside the front door Two wonderful vases of

5th September

…seed pods before they dropped off in the heat. More than enough to grow a few fields of michelia from this lot. Not far off is Tetrapanax papifera. Search the…