Tag Archives: Heuchera

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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Filing fish

June was a bumper month in the RHS Garden magazine with articles on three National Collection holders; Terry Baker’s Digitalis, Evelyn Stevens’ Meconopsis and Henry and Susie Robinson’s Roses.  During 2011 Chris Lane, Sue Martin and Doug Smith have written … 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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More from Tatton Park

Matthew Biggs has just been on Gardeners’ Question Time talking about the Floral Marquee and the joy of buying plants at big events like Tatton, but also at Plant Heritage plant sales.  You can catch the repeat of this programme on … 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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Press Day HCPFS 2011

A definite calm had fallen on the marquee by 9 o’clock this morning.  Plants were in place, final requests for labels had been made and the lunch had arrived.  Gradually ties and frocks were donned and by 11 a crowd had arrived … Continue reading

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