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Garden Shows - To Go or No...

‘Shall I go or not’ is often on the mind of folk when the garden show season comes around each year. BBC Gardeners’ World Live as an example is not far away now, and not for the first time I find myself once again asking why people find them so interesting, and why are they drawn in their thousands to visit? 599 more words


RHS Chelsea: the year of the lupin

I’m back from an afternoon at Chelsea.  My overall impression from the show gardens is this year is generally a subdued colour palette, mostly whites through to mauve and almost every garden had lupins.  101 more words


The Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The Chelsea Flower Show 2018 is finally here and nobody could have wished for better weather.  With a mainly warm and sunny outlook for the week, my blog features a snippet of what to expect if you are lucky enough to have a ticket.  1,201 more words

Inspiring Gardens

Two for the price of one

Listen to the show next weekend and get two for the price of one when guests Andy Tudbury and Paula Drakeford join the Girls Around Town… 302 more words

On The Show

Ascot Spring Garden Show

Yesterday, I spent a pleasant day down in Berkshire visiting the inaugural Ascot Spring Garden Show and also The Savill Garden.  It was particularly interesting to me as I grew up near Ascot and Windsor, only moving to Malvern in 2000, so the day proved to be a real trip down memory lane. 462 more words

Days Out

The Ascot Spring Garden Show

The inaugural Ascot Spring Garden Show starts today.  What can visitors expect from this new event?  One thing is for sure; the weather has not what the organisers, garden designers and stall holders had hoped for in the run up to the event.  1,076 more words

Great Days Out

This is really happening...

Every morning for the last few weeks I have looked in the mirror and thought to myself, ‘Is this actually happening?’ Every week, something occurs that makes it all a little bit more real. 222 more words

Garden Design