20th February

…of half giants nearby. Any idea of the correct name anyone? giant snowdrops giant snowdrops The seedling magnolia (unnamed) from the same seed pan as Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ is out…

14th May

…least four months now in full sun. Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ One of Jaimie’s hybrids above Crinodendron Hedge has a pleasant pink hue. Jaimie’s hybrids Jaimie’s hybrids Jaimie’s…

5th May

…florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Ilex yunnanensis with new growth and flower showing. I saw this at Rosemoor. Odd that it was not grown here before as far…

30th December

…the hills for a white form of Australis; luck favoured me and I found a good plant of it. Naturally we shall take some home. Father has been mad keen…

28th May

…cattle on the farm. Cows and calves at Treveor – 56 cows and 55 calves. Cows and calves Cows and calves Pedigree Saler cows and calves in Little Barn Hills….

23rd July

…which I thought at first was a Lamium or a Teucrium. Stachys sylvatica Stachys sylvatica The view from Ventonveth to Corwenna hills which we restored from scrub in the 1990s….

16th November

…woodland but are an attractive tree, especially the fastigiate form planted along the roadsides below Two Hills which will one day be a feature avenue. Carpinus betulus Carpinus betulus A…

5th April

…just out. Rhododendron bauhiniiflorum Prunus campanulata ‘Felix Jury’ is a gorgeous red – three plants in Tin Garden. Prunus campanulata ‘Felix Jury’ The clump of Leujocum aestivum ‘Gravetye Giant’ now…

20th September

…and readily identifiable leaves. Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta The Fuchsia magellanica hedge reshooting only a fortnight or so after being cut back. Fuchsia magellanica A giant

17th September

…evening sun. Acer griseum Acer griseum A giant mushroom, larger than Michael’s hand, has appeared on the lawn. Jaimie is rather partial to these so I doubt it will make…