30th August

…Soon time for it to go having done its job – or all three plants actually. Luma apiculata ‘Glenlean Gold’ Luma apiculata ‘Glenlean Gold’ Luma apiculata ‘Glenlean Gold’ One of…

13th May

…Viburnum plicatum ‘Kilimanjaro Sunrise’ – should be spot on for the show. Viburnum plicatum ‘Kilimanjaro Sunrise’ Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ [ALONGSIDE] Physocarpus ‘Dart’s Gold’ Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ Physocarpus ‘Dart’s…

31st July

…shade. Gingko biloba ‘Autumn Gold’ Gingko biloba ‘Autumn Gold’ Gingko biloba ‘Autumn Gold’ 2018 – CHW To the enormous Bridgemere Garden Centre near Nantwich at the weekend with Karol. This…

21st May

Gold’, our entry for Plant of the Year, is a bit of a disaster as, in the tent for a week, the leaves are no longer a bright yellow. This…

30th May

…only on one branch unlike last year’s efforts which were rather better. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ 2021 – CHW A warm and dry bank holiday weekend. An annoying…

27th March

…small plant. Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ – this really is not at all bad with a whitish rim to the tepals. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’…

29th March

…striking as it was last year. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Lili Diva’ (Magnolia liliiflora ‘Nigra’ x Magnolia sprengeri diva) has been frosted a bit but one decent…

8th March

Flame’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ – first flowering…

19th April

…canadensis ‘Flame’ just coming out. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ has one flower left – a pretty decent one! Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ A carpet…

28th May

…Plena’ The first time Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has flowered properly in Kennel Close. Quite a pale flower in reality. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ is nearly…