31st March

…Magnolia denudata ? We can see today: Magnolia denudata ‘Gere’ Magnolia denutata ‘Fragrant Cloud’ (Dan Zin) Magnolia denudata ‘Forrest Pink’ Magnolia denudata ‘Dubbel’ It may be that you prefer white…

7th December

…nice pile of new plants to go out in the spring. new plants to go out in the spring Nearby beside the shop Prunus ‘Shizuka’ (‘Fragrant Cloud’) – one of…

26th November

…proper stake to get them going. Taiwania cryptomeroides Prunus ‘Matsumae-shizuka’ syn. ‘Fragrant Cloud’ not quite at its best as yet. Prunus ‘Matsumae-shizuka’ When Sorbus ullungdoensis arrived from Crûg it was…

3rd April

…a Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ has died and Karol films a topical tip of the dead bits being sawn off at the base. Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Another windblown rhododendron…

28th February

…and photographed then by Jaimie below Burns Bank make a pollen cloud on a fine still day. Early or not? We saw the cephalotaxus nearly in flower three weeks ago…

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…

11th July

…in flower. A 30+ year old plant which I need Tom Hudson to help identify. My guess is Manglietia fordiana (var. fordiana)? Manglietia Flowers on Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’. The…

25th August

…felling is reshooting well as expected although it was slow to get going. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Strangely this is the third Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ which has suddenly died…

28th December

…dead and ready for removal Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ has blown over. Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Another Camellia ‘Fairy Blush’ looking good in the sun above Lower Quarry Nursery. Camellia…

28th August

…now renamed as Magnolia cylindrica ‘Lv Xing’.] magnolia above Burns Bank magnolia above Burns Bank First berries for Asia to collect from Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ in the Isla Rose…