There’s something rather indulgent about visiting a garden show when it’s hot and sunny and all the exhibitors are busy working to a dead-line. Such a lot of hard work is involved, but as always, they pulled it off and everything looked sparkling and in tip-top condition ready for Press Day yesterday. There are some […]
Creating a show garden, how the process begins. The countdown for Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliams’ garden for the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show continues. There are 9 weeks to go now before the garden is completed, but the journey began way back last year. Once the decision was made to enter a garden […]
You may wonder what you have to do to shine above all the other show gardens at Hampton Court to win the title of ‘best in show’. Designed by Anoushka Feiler, the title of the garden is Bridge Over Troubled Water. The bridge represents the journey to freedom from the condition of Overactive Bladder, the plants […]
Maybe I’m a bit nosey ( I prefer to call it inquisitive), but I like to know what’s going on. For instance, I always enjoy exhibitions, shows etc, much more when I know a bit about the background. So I thought you’d like to hear about how Show Gardens are judged at the Chelsea Flower Show, if you’re […]
I Am Because Of Who We Are I found myself returning to take photos of this garden many times during the two days that I was at the Show, and that says something about it’s star quality.
I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve visited the Hampton Court Show, but every year I get excited as I approach the Showground. It’s a fabulous location with Hampton Court Palace in the background, and surrounded by parkland.