11th December

…leylandii in Kennel Close. leylandii leylandii A secondary flowering on Drimys winteri or is it an early spring showing? Drimys winteri Drimys winteri 2018 – CHW Jaimie has cut down…

The Cornwall Garden Society spring show

Back to 9th April More pictures from the 2019 Cornwall Garden Society spring show at Wadebridge. Rhododendron oreodoxa (first from Werrington). Rhododendron oreodoxa Rhododendron eximium Rhododendron eximium Rhododendron floribundum Rhododendron…

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays? In this absurdly early spring where the magnolias first started coming out on 2 nd January, at least a month before all known records,…

12th March

…out. The square needs moving anyway as this one is over. ‘Spring has Sprung’ ‘Spring has Sprung’ A very fine Rhododendron cilpinense at the garden entrance perfect today. Rhododendron cilpinense…

3rd June

…iris Still plenty of water flowing from the spring below the top lodge under the trash into Old Park. spring But, the other side of the same hedge has cracked…

15th February

…flowered Magnolia campbellii yellow flowered Magnolia campbellii yellow flowered Magnolia campbellii yellow flowered Magnolia campbellii The record Magnolia campbellii is now full out and ‘Spring has Sprung’ at Caerhays in…

5th September

…have been gathered. Now all we have to do is grow the seeds! magnolia crosses from the spring have set seed magnolia crosses from the spring have set seed magnolia…

4th April

…laevifolia x M. maudiae ‘Eternal Spring’ Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae ‘Eternal Spring’ Another from Raf is Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae (BKR 201300) which has rather tiny flowers by…

6th August

…officinalis Time to get the autumn/spring rare plant orders for Caerhays into the pipeline before the European nurseries produce their autumn availability lists. Lunaplant in Germany promise a delivery of…

10th February

…bluebells Spanish bluebells 2016 – CHW Today saw the official arrival of spring in Cornwall. Read more details here about how Magnolias were delivered to 10 Downing Street. ‘Spring comes…