2nd December

…‘Mr Julian’ Prunus ‘Jo-nioi’ has now shed onto the ground. Prunus ‘Jo-nioi’ Magnolia x veitchii still has plenty of green leaves lower down. Magnolia x veitchii 2019 – CHW The…

2nd May

…cousins (originally from Muskoka) occupies half the day which is damp and overcast but the garden is not! Magnolia x veitchii ‘Peter Veitch’ still has a few flowers out low…

23rd April

…Rhaphiobotrya ‘Coppertone’ Petals fall from the last white Magnolia x veitchii in the Rockery. Magnolia x veitchii Rhododendron davidsonianum (Caerhays dark form) in the Auklandii Garden. Very different in colour…

16th April

…Magnolia veitchii ‘Isca’ and Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ seen from the lawn. Magnolia veitchii ‘Isca’ and Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ Still plenty of flowers on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ a good three months…

31st December

…to check. No sign of colour on the two big plants under the two tallest Magnolia x veitchii. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ 2015 – CHW New Years Eve – Heavy showers…

12th February

…deer nibbling above the Magnolia x veitchii. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis To my surprise the garden clearly has taken a battering but the damage, so far, is rather less than…

24th November

…few flowers on above the big veitchii. Not named but planted originally as a windbreak set of seedlings. Camellia japonica Camellia japonica Amazingly the Paulownia elongata, planted in 2007, which…

18th February

…R Cuneatum. 5. Beech above Veitchii + 3 poplars (Retic seedlings) 6. Crassum and Bo Peep nearly blown out of ground. 7. Slip Rail Insignis + Oak (this happened in…

21st July

…Auklandii. Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ Cornus kousa ‘Weberi’ a bit later and still at its best below the two M. x veitchii. Pink tints on the edges of the bracts. Cornus…

23rd November

…x veitchii and Magnolia campbellii after the east wind. Magnolia leaves 2017 – CHW Stones raked off the new Isla Rose Plantation ready for planting soon. A huge area to…