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BBC Gardener's World Live - The Show Opens

It’s just over a week since the BBC Gardener’s World Live came to a close and I think my head has nearly stopped spinning.

The most peculiar moment of the whole experience was when the medals were awarded the day before the show opened to the public. 650 more words


Bloom 2015 : Colour, colour, colour!

Show Gardens, like Fashion Shows, do not reflect reality. They are there to provoke thought, make an impact, showcase trends and hopefully inspire.

If there was a defining word for this year’s Bloom Garden Festival, in Dublin’s Phoenix Park, it would be ‘ 544 more words

Travels In Ireland

Gardener's World Live - Day 1

A couple of hours up the motorway and I was united with my border. It’s funny that I have spent the last month or two thinking and organising my 3×3 meters plot, yet I could not quite imagine what it would look like until I arrived. 267 more words

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Chelsea Flower Show Part 1

A little late, but here are my thoughts on this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.

I’ve been going to Chelsea for the last 4 or 5 years. 487 more words


The Urban Retreat in photos

Now that the Chelsea Flower Show is over, it is sad to think that photos are the only means we have to revisit so many beautiful gardens. 131 more words

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show Part 2 - The Planting

I returned to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show last week to experience four days of planting. The garden had altered dramatically since I was last at SW3, even though I had only been away for a couple of days! 551 more words

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