Tag Archives: Hampton Court

2013 Hampton Court Roundup

Twelve hour days in the heat we had during the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show were not conducive to coming home and sitting in front of a screen editing photographs and writing posts for our blog.  A little late – but here is … Continue reading

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Roundup

Not the weedkiller, but a miscellany of pictures from the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2012.  A huge thank you to all our sponsors, supporters and volunteers for working with us to make the show a great success for Plant Heritage.  … Continue reading

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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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Golden pair

Two collection holders in the PH marquee at Hampton Court won gold medals:  Tale Valley Nursery with their Rhodohypoxis and x Rhodoxis and Bristol Zoo with Caryopteris.  Their displays were quite different, with a gently rising stand of plants from … Continue reading

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Oyez, Oyez….

….the BBC have discovered Plant Heritage.  This week we have had more filming in the marquee than ever before, with Alys Fowler and Jo Swift both buying seeds and commenting on the collections.  Jo made one visitor’s day by signing … Continue reading

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Lavenders blue…..

Dr Simon Charlesworth is the latest recipient of the Brickell Award for the excellence of his scientific National Collection of Lavandula and he received his award from Chris today at Hampton Court Press day. Despite quoting Spike Milligan who in an acceptance speech said “I … Continue reading

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Thanks Tim

It takes a particular skill to be able to visualise the 3D actuality from a 2D plan and maybe it’s something we need to work on at National Office.  The plan for the membership area looked fine, but when I … Continue reading

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