26th February

…huge tree rhodo is showing yet. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ The Bond Street sister seedling to ‘Caerhays Belle’ is also full out and virtually identical in flower size…

10th November

…‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Stachyurus lancifolius with exceptional colours today and next spring’s flowers already well formed as you can see in the close up picture. Stachyurus lancifolius Stachyurus…

14th February

Snow’ resilient in the background of a Michelia which still has its leaves intact despite the wind. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ The clump of dead Chusquea gigantea has been dug out…

23rd May

…on May last year. While we have been away there seems to have been a car rally by the ‘Proper Cornish Cruisers’. Proper Cornish Cruisers Proper Cornish Cruisers Proper Cornish

17th November

…‘Snow Flurry’ (Camellia oleifera x ‘Frosted Princess’) on Burns Bank was full out today. Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Colour on Magnolia ‘Joli Pompom’ which I had not expected…

2nd March

…system a week ago. (No comment!) Snowdrifts remain but the wind has blown most of the snow off west facing fields. First lamb births imminent. I wonder if the nets…

5th August

…further cluster of three female flower cones on Araucaria bidwillii. Araucaria bidwillii Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ with the first hints of pink in the flowerheads. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Hydrangea…

6th April

…Amelanchier laevis ‘Snow Cloud’ (‘Majestic’) Amelanchier laevis ‘Snow Cloud’ (‘Majestic’) Amelanchier grandiflora ‘Robin Hill’ Amelanchier grandiflora ‘Robin Hill’ Amelanchier ‘La Paloma’ F.C.C. – large flowers and large clusters. Amelanchier ‘La…

24th December

…a little later out). Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Catastrophe with a large beech tree falling into the young rhododendrons in Higher Quarry Nursery. The second time this has…

2nd January

…Anniversary’ Camellia ‘Silver Anniversary’ and a pinkish (unnamed) form of Camellia japonica near the tallest veitchii. Camellia japonica Another plant of Camellia ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ with the larger flowers up…