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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 19:37

Very nice Verdun,Leeds and Bizzie. So fresh.

A few of my favourites today...

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 11:28

I'm certainly not a photographer but thanks. Will have a look at Cloggie George. 

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 11:24

(phew, that took some doing - kept loosing the posts).

spindly little things aren't they?

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 11:21

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 11:18

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 11:16

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 11:14

Tatton Park

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 10:05

I went yesterday with mum and two sisters. It was my first RHS flower show and I was so overwhelmed and excited when I walked in! I loved every minute and every detail. 

The gardens were fantastic but oh so small compared to how they look on TV! The floral marque a bit clostrophobic for me, but still lovely. The flowers and plants were stunning.The crowds were very manageable.

The prices were much cheaper than I expected ( but so were the pot sizes).

I agree there was a rip off feel about the information being lacking when buying plants, apparently everything would grow anywhere with minimal care! 

I also agree, and noticed, an abundance of  hordeum and hydrangea, and agapanthus with hindsight. I really wanted to try agapanthus but didn't feel I'd get good advice on which was best for me (easy and tall, any colour). 

I felt the gardens were planted with things which would naturally be in flower now, just how a garden should be!  Whereas watching Chelsea on TV I had the impression a lot was forced and flowering from the skill of the gardeners - hence the displays were not fully replicable (please comment on this notion I had especially if I'm wrong!).

Spent up and came home happy. Will post some photos later.


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 21:54

oh ,  and the climbers I grew from seed - coulnt remember if they were moring glory or black eyed Susan....just realised they are  cornflowers!!!!  will look nice all the same, but won't need ropes n crampons! 


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 21:49

... ah new site... maybe post is too long? ....

a stipa tenuissimaa, so not looking too Japanese yet. Need water and pebbles at least. 

Enjoying reading all the threads and continuing to learn even if I'm not posting much lately. xxx

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