14th February

…for £750. Even five seaside children’s tin buckets for £30! This all takes forever with many retakes in confined spaces in tiny rooms. Lizzie and Sian a bit tongue tied…

7th November

…pheasant unless he felt like it. He got back from Durham three weeks after the Newcastle trip with Trevor Green where he sat on his haunches and howled with joy

3rd August

…put more energy into the fruits. plums plums Mr Caws with his pride and joy (still sober)! The crop of sweet pea flowers is nearly over but a better crop…

15th September

…so sure now. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Strawberry’ 2016 – CHW The great joy of gardening is to inspect recent new planting and see how well…

28th February

…Icicle’ The unnamed and unidentified cotoneaster at the Hovel turning has featured twice this year in the diary hoping that someone might help with a name but no joy. It…

17th June

…the dog kennels and two buzzards are eyeing up the chickens on the Lawn. Bad year for moles and little joy with the traps on the Lawn. 2002 – FJW…

13th February

…largest customers from his traditional wholesale nursery. 20 to 25 tunnels of plants with a large propagation area. He grows lapageria from cuttings. Cor! The joy of nursery visits is…

6th February

…the shooting season. Mr Billy runs incessantly jumping with energy and joy. 2015 – CHW Richard Carew-Pole arrives for High Sheriff’s dinner at Caerhays with plants of Acacia [Michael?] and…

11th July

…to begin to photograph in this 2,000 acre marsh reserve. Many twitchers on the edges. No doubt the sea eagles enjoy the lapwing chicks as well. marsh reserve marsh reserve…

21st May

…on in the voting which ends on Saturday when the virtual show closes.What a joy it is actually to have a year off from Chelsea which dominates the month of…