18th July

…Agapanthus ‘Little Dutch White’ An interesting new low growing Sedum spurium “Dragon’s Blood”. Very good! Sedum spurium “Dragon’s Blood” Sedum spurium “Dragon’s Blood” Sedum spurium “Dragon’s Blood” Bought an Acacia…

20th March

…mollicomata Magnolia mollicomata Camellia reticulata ‘Red Crystal’. Enormous flowers and an excellent bit of propagating as these reticulatas are difficult from cuttings and are often grafted instead. Camellia reticulata ‘Red…

5th March

…week or two to capture the magnolias generally at their best. The New Zealand Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ in the distance over the top of a clump of camellias. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ One…

30th May

…Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘China Girl’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘China Girl’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Here are some leaf pictures of Tilia henryana to complete the Tilia leaf species photographs…

6th May

…The Iranians were flying scores of planes from China during the last two months despite pretending they were not. Many of the passengers were then flown on to other Middle…

19th February

…for the first time for many years. A damp house in need of some renovation but it had a new roof about 15 years ago. We will be seeking a…

18th March

…Camellia ‘Emperor of Russia’ Camellia ‘Emperor of Russia’ Placing out the large rhododendrons from Rookery Nursery into their final planting positions. The huge root balls are carried by two people…

14th March

…and its forms growing here. Against the run of play they seem to be coming out at their normal time instead of being rather earlier than the main flush of

14th February

…Great Gardens of Cornwall (at least until lockdown ends) so now it is a QR code for their main website and location map. Great Gardens of Cornwall The signage is…

20th April

…year but de minimis by comparison to then.This plant of Rhododendron arboreum ‘Blood Red’ has been exposed to view by the lifting of the crown on the nearby pendulous Cedrus…