21st February

…red flowers. Camellia ‘Can Can’ Camellia ‘Can Can’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ in shade. A somewhat sparse flowerer here. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’…

26th December

…is coming into flower a little later than usual I suspect. A lovely delicate pale yellow. Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica First few flowers on the forsythia which I pruned back…

9th May

…(ex Exbury) John Anderson. They will be in the Eric Savill, John Bond, Mark Flannigan mould and maintain the amazing levels of excellence not least in the labelling and cataloguing…

6th January

…‘Dawn’ Camellia ‘Jingle Bells’ Camellia ‘Jingle Bells’ Camellia ‘Little Bit’ Camellia ‘Little Bit’ Camellia ‘Rusticana’ Camellia ‘Rusticana’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Golden King’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Golden King’ Viburnum tinus in…

20th May

little to interrogate people in cars or turn them away.Boris has got this right!By June the frustrated city lockdown dwellers will just be turning up regardless. It is, of course,…

26th September

…hanging basket Aster novi-belgii ‘Patricia Ballard’ just coming out. Aster novi-belgii ‘Patricia Ballard’ Aster ‘Little Carlow’ was making a stunning show. About 3-4ft tall as a huge clump. Aster ‘Little

21st April

…generate a little productivity – even perhaps a little income particularly on the building side of things.We have one (empty) house renovation well underway (the contractors even worked through the…

8th September

…in full flower. Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ rather late in the season. Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ Kniphofia ‘Little

15th January

…just coming out. The buds are long and tubular. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ The fruits on what Tom Hudson…

24th February

…flowers outside the front door A nice arrangement of camellias in the hall too. camellias in the hall John and Isla Rose assemble. John and Isla Rose Godparents group photo…