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Highlights – 2018

6th Nov 2019 4 mins

Gold at RHS London Halls Feb & April 2018

We did it… A Gold in February!

A super way to start the show season…We were hoping for a clean sweep of Gold medals this year….eeeck.

This was always going to be one of our trickiest shows of the year as the plants should be dormant and do not look their best. So Daniel was thrilled to have won a gold medal at both the February and April London Halls flower shows.

Not too many flowers about at this time of year but a Crassula Ovata in full flower is always a treat!

And Echeveria ‘Ruby’ is delightful when she flowers in early spring seen here with red edges to her leaves, on the left of our medal card

RHS Cardiff April 2018

This is such an exciting show!!

The first signs of spring pop up here. Our display is starting to zing and we have made some great choices for our centre stage.

Another Gold medal….. the pressure is on to keep the standards high

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

What a blast!!

This was simply the most fun ever! Yes it was hard work and seemed on many occasions that we would not actually be ready in time but once there and set up Daniel, Dave and I had a tremendous week.

The atmosphere, horticultural excellence, and glamour of the whole occasion was exhilarating. On top of all that we won a Gold medal and got to feature on BBC TV. Our video is at minute 27.26 of the BBC coverage programme and lasts about 9 mins.

Enjoy…. we did!

Our first RHS Chelsea 2018

Having fun at Chelsea… GOLD Medal #soproud

RHS Chatsworth June 2018

No rain this year…. just beautiful sunshine instead

It is now properly summer and all the succulent flowers are out to greet us…. just look at Echeveria ‘Pollux’

RHS Hampton Court 2018

It was sooooo hot we were all melting and so were the visitors and plants but our display achieved Top Award – Gold Medal​…so it was worth it, wasn’t it?

RHS Wisley Garden Show 2018

What a way to end the year…

A clean sweep of GOLD medals, a magazine feature in Women’s Weekly and our own TV slot of the BBC! We simply couldn’t have imagined it.

A huge Thank You to all who have helped us along the way this year … baby sitting, manning our open days, show staff, nursery helpers and RHS friends who have all contributed to a wonderful year. We hope you have had as much fun as we did. ​

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