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First week in July 2020

First week in July 2020

Charles in the garden at Caerhays in the first week in July 2020, which is hopefully the last week of lockdown! This time the Hydrangeas are looking good. Hydrangea ‘Lanarth White’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Shishidanka’ Lomatia ferruginea Hydrangea...
Something different to look at today

Something different to look at today

Charles in the garden at Caerhays looking at something different from our Magnolias and Rhododendrons. 0:00 Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ 1:57 Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ 3:28 Symplocos paniculata 5:18 Cornus kousa...
Five rare plants at Caerhays in June

Five rare plants at Caerhays in June

Charles in the garden again mid-June, looking this time at five rare plants, which are not normally seen because the gardens are normally closed by this time in June. 0:00 Magnolia globosa 3:45 Rhododendron ‘Pink Polar Bear’ 5:57 Styrax japonicus ‘Pendulus’ 8:15...
Three things to see in June

Three things to see in June

Charles in the garden at Caerhays in the 2nd week in June, showing us the lovely: 0:00 Catalpa duclouxii (bungei Duclouxii Group as now reclassified) 1:40 Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ 5:37 Broussonetia papyifera – paper mulberry
Watering on a grand scale

Watering on a grand scale

Charles in the gardens this week where the new planting areas are, showing us for the first time in his memory the water bowsers are being used to fill the local watering tanks to ensure these new areas of plants do not die. It is important to ensure adequate watering...
Cornus and Aesculus at Caerhays

Cornus and Aesculus at Caerhays

Charles Williams in the gardens at Caerhays in June, during the lockdown, with a video featuring Cornus & Aesculus looking wonderful He here has found :- 0:00 – Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ 4:07 – Cornus capitata 10:21 – Aesculus...
Five late flowering Rhodies

Five late flowering Rhodies

Late flowering rhododendrons in Chelsea week at Caerhays with Charles. First off – Rh. ‘Lem’s Monarch’, Rh. ‘Fabia’, Rh. decorum Rh. lindleyi Rh. ‘Nancy Evans’ All looking great this week.
Layering Rhododendrons

Layering Rhododendrons

Charles, Jaimie and Michael in the garden layering Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monach’, this will create 4 or 5 new ‘true’ plants in 3 or 4 years time.
Four Magnolias in the garden

Four Magnolias in the garden

Another week with the lockdown lift in sight hopefully. It was a bit windy this week when Charles was in the garden, but he has the following four magnolias for you. 1. Magnolia sieboldii 2. Magnolia x wieseneri 3. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ 4. Magnolia sieboldii...
End of week 5 – Lovely Azaleas

End of week 5 – Lovely Azaleas

Week five of the lockdown and three lovely azaleas are the focus this week. 1. Az. ‘Caerhays Lavender’ (evergreen) 2. Az. ‘Black Hawk’ (evergreen) 3. Az. ‘Melford Lemon’ (deciduous)