15th February

…have flowered together. 1948 – CW Rhodo’s praecox, barbatum, argenteum, moupinense, sutchuenense and its hybrids, some thomsonii x arboreum. About six Cam reticulata species opening. Also the Japonica hybrids very…

20th February

…open Rhodo moupinense – lutescens – argenteum – mucronulatum – barbatum – pink arboreum – blood red arboreum – micranthum – dahuricum – racemosum – sutchuenense. 1913 – JCW I…

27th February

…as well as Diva and one flower out on Dauroniana. Some on one Salicifolia. Several Prunus out. Rho argenteum at its best and Rookery Blood Red Arboreum also many Sutchuenense….

24th February

…heaviest dose of snow for winter. 1931 – JCW Argenteums opening just about 1923. 1923 – JCW Argenteums open in several places only a few Camellias. Rho praecox and Erica…

26th February

…thing. Camellia Japonica partly out, a few Arboreum and Barbatum in bud. 1897 – JCW Caerhays daffodil at its best, Bredos, Horsfieldi and Sir Watkin open. Pink Argenteum is open….

5th April

…JCW Later than 1907, only one poet Lulworth and that had a bell gap. Auklandii show no movement. Arboreum x Thomsonii open. Rhodo ‘1875’ is open. Argenteum is nearly at…

28th February

…Stewartianums came out well in whites, creamy whites, creamy whites and pink kind and one or two of a better yellow than Campylocarpum. Argenteums open, Glandulosum shows colour. C speciosa…

22nd January

…The pink Obtusum remains very good. C coums are nice, Cotoneaster salicifolia good. Many early Rhodos are far enough on to pick buds off them including R argenteum. 1908 –…

26th January

…now cut down.1981 – FJW Very mild winter to date. Williamsii’s well and truly out and Sutchuenense, Red Admiral etc. Far too early. Trewidden Argenteum has been first class.1969 –…

27th January

…JCW R praecox, ciliatum, arboreum, lutescens, dahuricum, argenteum, scarlet hybrid (arbo x Thomsonii), barbatum are all opening, various daffs, Camellia Lady Clare, Clematis armandii, snowdrops and Coums nice. 1911 –…