Tag Archives: The Botanic Nursery

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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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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