Tag Archives: Agapanthus

An everyday story…..

Lynda Snell and Lillian Bellamy enjoying their day out at Chelsea. I hope Lynda asked Steve and Elaine Hickman for advice about her Agapanthus.

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Tipping Point?

Small and perfectly formed as it was, the size of our marquee restricted the number of Collection Holders able to exhibit with us.  As well as the two covered in a previous post, we were joined by Roger Parsons with his … Continue reading

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Meet the Collection Holders

As I said in a post last September, there is a long show season for our Collection Holders and Steve Hickman’s calendar for 2012 proved this to me when I visited him earlier this month.  On Sunday I met up … Continue reading

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Five magic beans

Like Jack in the children’s story, Steve Hickman changed the direction of his life with a fortuitous swap – although in Steve’s case it was 500 Agapanthus plants in return for a selection of mixed perennials.  After a life long interest … Continue reading

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The shows go on

From RHS Cardiff in April through to Journees Des Plantes De Courson in October, via Chelsea, NEC Gardeners Live, RHS Hampton Court and Tatton Park, 2 Malverns, 2 Harrogates, 2 Harlow Carrs, Ayr, Shrewsbury, Sandringham, Southport, Gardening Scotland, and a few others … Continue reading

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“Plants grown with love”

Jen Gooderham and her daughter Angela Houghton made a beeline for the Plant Heritage Marquee at RHS Tatton Park on the first day of the flower show.  On sale are plants grown by the Cheshire PH group which are good … Continue reading

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Hampton Court Best Show Exhibit 2011 and the best of the rest

Today, on behalf of all the exhibitors, staff and volunteers,  Joanna Jones and I accepted the award for Best Show Exhibit in the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011 from Stephen Bennett, Head of RHS Shows.  We received a vase … Continue reading

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