18th May

…on the stand will determine what medal we get. During the morning we have been laughing about the difference between Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ and Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’. The latter has…

23rd October

…much leaf coming off. A day to capture some autumn colour with a thick jumper on! Forsythia ‘Lynwood’ has surprising red/bronze turning leaves. Forsythia ‘Lynwood’ Rhododendron fragrantissimum is shedding its…

3rd May

…than Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’. Soon time to take cuttings of both. Plants like this are an inspiration even before you get the scent. Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ New growth well away…

29th May

…ran off, still hunting, to the bed with the Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’. I have seen no rabbits on the lawn this year – in fact never less rabbits here all over…

14th November

…in half that number of years here threatening the nice clump of Rhododendron fragrantissimum and an aesculus. Laurel hedges Laurel hedges Laurel hedges Beside the fire there is a single…

25th September

…behind the Rhododendron fragrantissimum which seem to have survived. Heavy mulching with well-rotted dung around the Daphnes and bark mulch on the rest. exorticatica exorticatica 2017 – CHW Amazingly the…