21st September

…JCW Charles came home from the Dardanelles. Solanum and cyclamen are good. Lapagerias fair, hydrangeas good, there is little else. My hybrid gladiolus just over, the seedling yellows hold on….

8th August

…flowers. 10332 is the best. Buddleia veitchii is nearly over, the dark one is good. The hydrangeas have begun – Romneya and a hybrid Gladiolus are good. Some fair Cyclamen….

19th August

…1916 – JCW After heavy rain some roses are coming on, but there is very little flower of any kind except for the big Solanums, hybrid Gladiolus are very nice….