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Busy day

April 1st.  SE Coordinators meeting at Vincent Square meeting with the RHS about the Plant Heritage marquee at Hampton Court a chance to visit the RHS Spring Show at the Westminster Halls and an invitation to hear Kate Bradbury talk about … Continue reading

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A taste of spring

Two winter months have passed, and the bulb season is now in full swing, with snowdrops and crocuses brightening up dark and rainy days. February marks the start of the RHS show season, with the London Plant and Design Show … Continue reading

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Putting faces to names

Although my shift working in the cloakroom didn’t start until 1.30 it really was worth getting up at 5 and getting the first fast train to London so that I could be into Chelsea before 7.  I had a quick … Continue reading

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Spring is sprung

At the RHS show yesterday in the Westminster Halls, with sunshine pouring in through the high windows – spring had arrived. Congratulations to the London Plant Heritage group who won a gold medal for their magnificent display of blooms from members’ gardens. … Continue reading

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Courson comes to Surrey

With its pre-opening breakfast tours of the show for special supporters, Gurkhas orchestrating the traffic with panache and an increasing number of exhibitors, the Wisley Flower show is becoming a major feature in the gardeners’ calendar.  So much so that thirty-nine … 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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Around the world in 15 metres

Worldwide Conservation was the tall order brief for our central feature given to garden designer Claudia de Yong – and all in a garden 15 metres long.  After months of research into the plants and sourcing them, Claudia and Mick … Continue reading

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