9th March

…taken at 4.30pm. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ 2018 – CHW A filthy day with persistent rain. Jaimie and Michael are off to the Rosemoor Show with a few,…

23rd April

…her Easter Bunny basket. We couldn’t get the eggs off her so they didn’t make the incubator. Isla Rose collecting pheasant eggs 2018 – CHW These are Jaimie and Michael’s…

14th March

…without handshake. Jaimie And Michael receives the other. Michael Of interest at the show on Saturday were the following. Since none of us are likely to be attending a flower…

6th December

…williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Beatrice Michael’ coming out fast by Tin Garden. Camellia x williamsii ‘Beatrice Michael’ The quince is covered in fruits. The dogs bring one home….

12th September

…“Winter’s Dream” Camellia “Winter’s Dream” Camellia x williamsii ‘St Michael’ – early even by x williamsii standards Camellia x williamsii ‘St Michael’ Camellia ‘Sundae’ – rather unexpected Camellia ‘Sundae’ Camellia…

28th February

…25 to 30 new (to us) worldwide species of Crataegus in the drizzle in Kennel Close where the leylandii were felled. Jaimie, Michael, Tim and Jack. Jaimie, Michael, Tim and…

23rd February

…week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement Then off to Tregrehan with Jaimie and Michael to look at camellia species and polyspora species. Tom…

3rd September

…‘Polar Bear’. Rhododendron ‘Polar Bear’ Rhododendron ‘Polar Bear’ Secondary, and very dark, flowers on Magnolia ‘Genie’. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Sadly the last old clump of Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ is…

1st July

…sending the image to Michael Marriot at David Austin’s who eventually replied in agreeance. There is a large plant of this collection growing into a large hawthorn in my neighbour’s…

14th November

…tunnel First flower on Camellia ‘Apollo’. Camellia ‘Apollo’ Flowers on Camellia sasanqua ‘Alba Plena’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Alba Plena’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Alba Plena’ First flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘St Michael’….