11th October

…the top of the garden which I photographed ages ago. Eucryphia lucida Eucryphia lucida 1930 – JCW Lapagerias and cyclamen are good. Neriiflorums quite nice. Several new rhodo’s to flower,…

10th October

Cyclamen good. 1943 – CW Daffodils up and quite a lot of pink Sasanqua Camellia now out. 1936 – JCW Returned from Scotland. They have cleared the main opening and…

28th December

Cyclamen coum nicely out. A darker form than the one see in the garden on Christmas Day. Cyclamen coum 2015 – CHW Continuing the theme of absurd things being out…

18th October

…of Delavayi crossed. Hardly any Auriculatum hybrids. Yellow Hammer good and one pink Maddeni. It has been dry some time and garden wants rain. Cyclamen good. 1947 – CW Eat…

19th October

…except cyclamen. 1925 – JCW Clematis cirrhosa a few flowers. C panniculata is excellent. Delavayi and Decorum good. Haematodes also good and one Maddeni in the 40 Acres. Cyclamen are…

4th November

…of the plants, a fine autumn for colour. 1912 – JCW Very few daffs moving. Primula malacoides is nice. Camellia sasanqua a few on the big plant. Cyclamen leaves good,…

25th October

…year old daffs up. Cyclamen are good yet and so are the lapagerias and roses. There has been a long fine autumn now apparently breaking. 1903 – JCW We have…

26th October

…is good and so is neriiflorum. Heavy rain. 1929 – JCW Hoheria on the terrace is the best thing with the cyclamen. Fuchsias are good and worth more care. Lapagerias…

28th October

…for almost 2 months with one wet spell. Fuchsias still untouched. Eucryphias cordifolia and bilidari still have flowers. Cyclamen and lapagerias good. Enkianthus in Auklandii garden fine colour. Camellia sasanqua…

29th July

…yet. 1911 – JCW A good few cyclamen are up. Buddleias are going back. Mitraria suffered badly in the long spell of dry weather, some lapagerias show, roses coming again….