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15/02/2013 at 17:45

I wonder what the general opinions are regarding the decision to allow garden gnomes at Chelsea. I was shocked, for I think they are hideous.

15/02/2013 at 18:10

A garden sometimes needs a bit of fun, If a brief for a garden asks for a sense of fun or humour then why not. I don't mean a gnomeland but for fun - why not a few??

15/02/2013 at 18:13

A garden should have whatever the gardener wants it to have.

15/02/2013 at 19:27

I have a couple of garden gnomes  and fairies and moles and beatrix potter characters

Pam LL x

15/02/2013 at 19:37

Don't really have an opinion about Chelsea, but if someone wants gnomes in their garden .......why not?

15/02/2013 at 19:48
Nothing against them ... A garden I know of had wayyyyyyy over the standard amount and big ones, someone jumped the wall one night and lined them up round the corner at the bus stop .
15/02/2013 at 19:53

I love a gnome

15/02/2013 at 20:03
My parents had them for the grand kids
15/02/2013 at 20:11

like the idea of gnomes waiting for the bus

15/02/2013 at 20:24

I am not shocked about the gnomes-about time the stuffy RHS woke up-look how they came over in the Sarah Raven programme about wildflower gardens-a load of stuffed shirts.

The gardens at Chelsea are usually a load of designers high flying-in one case actually high and flying-poncy ideas and bear little relation to what an ordinary gardener can and does achieve.

One up for gnomeland


15/02/2013 at 20:29
Wish I could find the news article Hollie hock , was so funny , years ago now .
15/02/2013 at 21:12
15/02/2013 at 21:25
No it was in Carlisle Geoff ...I'm not in Lincolnshire
15/02/2013 at 21:27

It is all oop North isn't it?-one big place?

15/02/2013 at 21:29
15/02/2013 at 21:31
Awww thought you had found it there
15/02/2013 at 21:35
15/02/2013 at 21:40

When son was little we had those latex moulds to make gnomes with cement.  He loved them and used to paint them in very garish colours!  They have long passed their best so now I have some stone owls, 2 cherubs, 2 japanese lanterns and a rubber snake at top of drive.  Snake was supposed to scare cats away but seems to work better on people .  Terrified a "cold caller" not so long ago - great big bloke who screamed like a baby

15/02/2013 at 21:41
Nope was ages ago , let me ask OH if he remembers when ....could be 10-15yrs ago he thinks, they were from house round the corner in Morton area of Carlisle
15/02/2013 at 22:14

3 gnomes here to be joined by a couple of fairies if I can get that part of garden finished 

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