16th February

…beside Georges Hut and the nicely pruned hydrangeas. ‘Mr Billy’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ is looking anything but ‘sweet’ but Magnolia ‘Pegasus’ is coming out nicely nearby with a bit more…

14th July

…was years ago. sweet chestnut branch split and fell sweet chestnut branch split and fell The bracts on Cornus kousa ‘Gosia’ are turning from cream to pink on the drive….

18th October

…of a sweet chestnut at the base of a sweet chestnut A trip to the greenhouse reveals a number of pleasant surprises! To tidy up cotoneaster berries here is Cotoneaster…

29th March

…despite the pruning and should recover. A small growing variety which flowers very early and copiously. Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jovey Carlyon’ still has plenty…

12th October

…to eat these but believe they are best turned into jam? Mespilus germanica Mespilus germanica Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ has a single seed pod. Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Amazingly…

15th December

…tree I had spotted or marked for felling in my September tree survey. deadish sweet chestnut deadish sweet chestnut Michelia ‘Fairy White’ is laden with buds only three years on…

12th May

…Camellia classique Mimosa Jury Camellia reticulata Miss Tulare Camellia classique Sanpei Tsubaki Camellia sasanqua Sekiyo Camellia sasanqua Setsugekka Camellia sasanqua Showa No Sakae Camellia champetre Sweet Emily Kate Camellia champetre…

13th April

…nice by the Green Gate. Flowers are getting larger with maturity. Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ Magnolia ‘Sweet Valentine’ Prunus ichiyo (syn ‘Pink Champagne’) is very good also by the cash point….

25th April

…and flower buds showing. Euonymus hamiltonianus ‘Coral Charm’ A few new heuchera and heucherella for the website. x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ with a nice colour mix. x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’…

5th July

…a year ago. Alchemilla mollis The Sweet William are splendid in many colours. All self-sown. Sweet William Sweet William The first white agapanthus has come out since the weekend. white…