The rose pruning is nearly complete now with some of the unruly shrubs being tamed into basket shapes for maximum flower power. The Platanus x hispanica (London Plane) looking fabulous in the winter sunshine. Often pollarded as a city street tree where it is barely recognisable as this grand giant. … Find out more
The Emperor daffodils are already in full flower with Empress and Maximus Superbus gradually joining them. The mild winter means everything has made an early start and with this lovely sunshine all is burgeoning into bloom. The Fritillaria meleagris are already opening – a good three weeks early and almond and apricot blossoms are risking … Find out more
On the first sunny afternoon of the year the Hamamelis is looking cheerful and smelling fabulous.