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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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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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Chelsea champions

This year Plant Heritage has two centres of operation at Chelsea, the Harry Veitch stand and running the cloakroom, so I have three days working up there.  Although it makes for a long day, on Tuesday I got the 5.50 train … 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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