18th January

…twigs. I may have this the wrong way around of course. Cephalotaxus fortunei Cephalotaxus fortunei Cephalotaxus fortunei Cephalotaxus fortunei Picea likiangensis is developing into a good tree. Picea likiangensis Picea

20th July

…(FMWJ 13122) with exceptional leaf colouring already. Nyssa sinensis Nyssa sinensis Fruit catkins colouring up on Carpinus japonica. Carpinus japonica Picea brachytyla, the Sargent spruce, with excellent new growth. Picea

15th January

…Tilia mexicana Picea morrisonicola – a rare and graceful spruce from Taiwan. Mount Morrison spruce. Picea morrisonicola Picea morrisonicola Cedrus libani Cedrus libani Cedrus libani Cedrus libani The bamboos in…

3rd June

…new growth on Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’. Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’ Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’ The best young plant with a proper set of flowers and decent sized leaves that I have seen…

7th November

…the wild’ Chelsea exhibit. Picea brachystyla Picea brachystyla Stewartia x henrya really is exceptional in autumn. The best of this genus for autumn colour here by far. Stewartia x henrya…

4th June

…variable plant if grown from seed but this is a good form. Picea breweriana Picea breweriana Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ nearly over. James Williams gave us a plant rooted by their head…

4th April

…still out in full flower. Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ Picea schrenkiana purchased from Mallet Court. Picea schrenkiana Another new ilex species for the collection – Ilex colchica. Ilex colchica…

30th January

…semi evergreen Lonicera fragrantissima on the roadside by the nursery entrance and near The Copper House. Lonicera fragrantissima Lonicera fragrantissima A fine Picea amorika in The Copper House garden. Around…

9th June

…Star’ Protea cynaroides ‘Little Prince’ Protea cynaroides ‘Little Prince’ Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Picea pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’ and Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’. Picea pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’…

22nd February

…indeed take everything that nature throws at them. Acacia dealbata and Picea breweriana offsetting each other superbly. Acacia dealbata and Picea breweriana The tree fern valley had grown and developed…