Tag Archives: Tynings Climbers

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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More Nursery Tales

Topping and tailing our walking holiday in Devon with visits to National Collections meant a slight detour via Somerset on the way home to visit Jane Passiflora.  No-one in the office knows why she has been thus named, we aren’t … 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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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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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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