Spring

3 September. The daffodils are fully out, and the bluebells have not yet begun.

20 September. Daffodils still going strong

30 October: The Rhododendrons at their peak: they begin around 20 October.

8-10 October: the crab apple near Montacute is is full bloom. It does not last long but it spectacular while it does.

21 October: the tri-colour beech is in leaf. This has very pretty pink edged leaves as it comes into leaf. As it matures it becomes more coppery.

14-21 November. Everything in bloom!