17th July

…have lovely foliage and contrasting flowers but, when the flowers are full out, they are particularly fine. Euphorbia x martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Euphorbia x martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Allium senescens is…

12th August

…near the top of the tree in the drought. Euphorbia stygiana Euphorbia stygiana This elderly Magnolia sieboldii has died in the drought. Thirty to forty years old I think and…

16th December

…nice batch of young plants. Schefflera taiwaniana 2016 – CHW Euphorbia mellifera is shedding its old yellow leaves by the library window. Very attractive and not seen before. Euphorbia mellifera…

8th May

…the show tunnel. Euphorbia stygiana from the Azores has an impressive flower just emerging and should be perfect by 19th May. Euphorbia stygiana Euphorbia stygiana Pallets of kit which we…

7th March

…recover as it has before. Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ Euphorbia mellifera in flower already all over this huge bush. Quite pretty when you look closely. Euphorbia mellifera Euphorbia mellifera A…

28th April

…implement pay-rises and bonuses. Toona sinensis ‘Flamingo’ with its startling pink new growth in the cash point. Toona sinensis ‘Flamingo’ Euphorbia polychroma looking especially good in the sun. Euphorbia polychroma…

4th March

…or two surviving, Dodo! Euphorbia mellifera Euphorbia mellifera The Echiums are in a terrible state too with many seedlings from last year already dead and the larger plants which would…

14th April

…is Camellia ‘Fairy Wand’. Camellia ‘Fairy Wand’ Flowers on Euphorbia stygiana which I had not seen like this before. A gift from Penrice Castle gardens. Euphorbia stygiana Euphorbia stygiana Flowers…

24th April

…of Euphorbia ‘Fireglow’ by the house. Euphorbia ‘Fireglow’ As much flower as you could possibly get on the usually rather dull culinary bay tree (Laurus nobilis). Laurus nobilis Laurus nobilis…

14th March

…semperflorens Alnus ullungdoensis Alnus ullungdoensis Acacia boormanii Acacia boormanii Lithodora zahnii Lithodora zahnii Paeonia cambessedessii Paeonia cambessedessii Euphorbia rigida Euphorbia rigide Pinus palustris Pinus palustris Pinus palustris Camellia ‘Mercury Supreme’…