Tag Archives: Hosta

Hostalicious

The Suffolk National Collection Holders meeting was held last week at one of the country’s largest collection of Hostas, near Stowmarket. Local collections news included a Trial of Campanula ‘Prichard’s Variety’ by NCH Sue Wooster and interesting developments on Sarah … Continue reading

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The Goldilocks principle

With so much knowledge and a desire to share it with visitors it is sometimes difficult for an exhibitor to decide how much information to put into a display;  too much and it is overwhelming and rarely all read, too … 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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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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“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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