Kinky Leeks and Gracious Grapes – The RHS London Harvest Festival Show 2014

Apart from Cinderella, few people are likely to consider an after-dark encounter with a giant pumpkin an exciting prospect, but the Royal Horticultural Society are out to change all that. In a revision to the normal schedule, the RHS London Harvest Festival Show opened late on Tuesday, treating members and their guests to an evening of […]

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RHS London Plant and Design Show

A reminder that next week, on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd February, the RHS will be marking the imminent arrival of spring with their London Plant and Design Show.  There will be ravishing displays of spring bulbs and winter flowering shrubs from the country’s top nurseries, plus a preview of this year’s Chelsea and Hampton […]

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Hampton Court, here I come!

Today the office, tomorrow the Hampton Court Flower Show.  Only the second time I have ever been, so I am VERY excited.  On my first visit, more than 10 years ago, it was so hot that the flowers in the marquee were wilting badly.  Not a problem I expect to experience tomorrow, as it is […]

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