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RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair 2017

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  The RHS London shows ought to be a pleasure for me to visit; they take place just five minutes from my office and […]

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Birthday Blues

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This may not be an especially significant birthday (there are no 0’s or 5’s involved) but I still hadn’t planned to spend it at […]

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Chelsea Flower Show 2014 – My Top 10 Plants

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Despite the inevitable fuss over the show gardens, the highlight of my visit to Chelsea Flower Show is always the Great Pavilion. At 12,000 square […]

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Daily Flower Candy – Tulipa ‘Czar Peter’

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I’ve been to Sissinghurst today, so am spoilt for choice when it comes to spring sweeties to feature as flower candy. Sorry to disappoint, but […]

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Sea Air and Shopping

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Over the last two days I’ve experienced complete sensory overload. Yesterday’s highlight was the RHS London Plant and Design Show, where I was dazzled […]

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Hampton Court Flower Show 2013: My Top 10 Plants

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Like a horticultural fashion show, Britain’s flower shows provide the launch pad for new ideas in gardening and the latest introductions from breeders and […]

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Chelsea 2013: Let the Show Begin!

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The shop windows of Sloane Square are decorated with flowers, Alan Titchmarsh has been applying the Grecian 2000 and the weather’s set to be […]

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Pothead Bulbs

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Right on cue, the lovely people from Avon Bulbs delivered my order yesterday – a box packed with lilies, tulips, crocuses, Narcissus, Iris, and Alliums.  With […]

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