31st January

…in the petals Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ A compact growing single red japonica of unknown name A compact growing single red japonica of unknown name A compact growing…

17th January

…‘Monica Dance’ which are nicely striped in the sun. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Duchess Decazes’ in bud and flower with some wind damage….

6th July

…Cobaea scandens Cobaea scandens A good new Crocosmia called ‘Hellfire’ at Eddington House nurseries. Tall growing with very dark flowers. Crocosmia called ‘Hellfire’ Crocosmia called ‘Hellfire’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Little Lime’…

7th December

…diseased beech trees nearby everything else becomes more vulnerable. leylandii The new fire hydrant sign goes up at White Stiles and the local fire brigade are informed formally of its…

6th May

…yet. Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Viburnum odoratissimum full out today. Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ has peculiar curled and twisted leaves….

31st August

…likewise. Crataegus ellwangeriana ‘Fire Ball’ Crataegus ellwangeriana ‘Fire Ball’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ has, as yet, not been gobbled up by pheasants. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ A sunny bank holiday…

9th December

…out now. Arbutus unedo Pity the heat from a fire has killed this rhododendron in the Auklandii Garden. Rather too close to the action! heat from a fire has killed…

15th October

…to go out shortly into Kennel Close. Quercus x wavei ‘Chimney Fire’ Quercus x wavei ‘Chimney Fire’ Indigofera pendula was grown from seed given to us by Peter Moore. This…

4th June

…full new growth in the nursery car park. Podocarpus x ‘County Park Fire’ Podocarpus x ‘County Park Fire’ I have been trying to photograph Escallonia ‘Apple Blossom’ in flower for…

4th August

…name in its secondary new growth. Quercus ‘Chimney Fire’ Quercus ‘Chimney Fire’ 2017 – CHW MORE from Ventnor.Acacia pravissima as a 15-18ft tree with many seed pods. Acacia pravissima Acacia…