17th April

…have three plants of different ages all doing well in the garden. Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ about to drop its petals with the…

10th May

…Echium pininana Rhododendron ‘Patty Bee’ in the Rockery. Rhododendron ‘Patty Bee’ Vaccinum urceolatum in flower. Vaccinum urceolatum Surprisingly the Rhododendron campylogynum has sprung back into life (one flower in January)….

9th May

…Exochorda to us planted in 2019 in Tin Garden – here Exochorda tianschuanica. Exochorda tianschuanica Carpinus ‘Lost Label’ (!) just in leaf. Need to resolve this when the leaf is…

15th May

incorrect. MAGNOLIA ‘Coral Pink’ MAGNOLIA ‘Coral Pink’ The unknown magnolia from a few days ago has been tracked down in the planting record as ‘Coral Pink’. No idea of its…

1st June

…propagation stock plant. Illicium henryi Illicium henryi Illicium henryi A robin willing me to pick up a few pots to reveal some grubs to eat. robin robin 2020 – CHW…

14th October

…sasanqua. darker pink Camellia sasanqua darker pink Camellia sasanqua The first slightly lighter pink one is now making a reasonable show. lighter pink one lighter pink one 2019 – CHW…

28th March

…with two main stems. Very glossy leaves and clearly tender so grown in a warm and very sheltered spot in dappled shade. I will photograph the flowers again when they…

6th April

…soilenhense Rhododendron soilenhense Tin Garden partly planted up and watered in. Rabbit wires in place. Tin Garden Tin Garden Prunus ‘Horinji’ just out. These few cherries in Kennel Close have…

13th November

…fails to show in November. Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’ Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’ 2000 – FJW Flowers on C November Pink. 1931 – JCW Just as in 1929….

20th February

…record of the damage in the garden here. Drimys lanceolata just in flower. We used to grow this here and at Burncoose but falling trees hit both. Starting again is…