7th November

…Osmanthus heterophyllus is a pretty dull ‘holly like’ tree but it is one of the few plants (here a tree) to grace us with a scented flowering in November. This…

29th July

…Pinus radiata are just coming out. The very last big flowered rhododendron to grace the season. ‘Polar Bear’ will be out here and there in the garden right through to…

14th June

…mother’s Christmas azaleas planted out successfully years ago. A florist’s potful originally and now a half decent plant on Rookery Path. Camellia ‘Grace Arbritton’ still with decent flowers below Rookery…

31st January

…north winds. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Lamellyn’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Lamellyn’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Lamellyn’ Camellia ‘Grace Bunton’ has a variable semi double flower with pink buds and attractive pink edging to the petals….