Hampton Court Flower Show 2012 – Top Picks

The Frustrated Gardener

So, it finally stopped raining and I was able to spend a few enjoyable hours in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, soaking up the sights, the smells and the mud underfoot.  Hampton Court flower show is our second biggest show after Chelsea, but Chelsea it is not.  Although it’s a more spacious event, the gardens are generally on a smaller budget, with fewer big name designers.  The show is also much more commercial – which I think is a blessing and a curse.  It’s certainly great to have the opportunity to buy a few choice specimens.  The range of rare and unusual plants on sale is almost overwhelming,  but the growers and nurserymen are always so helpful, knowledgeable and happy to see their well tended plants go to new homes.  At the same time it’s irritating (and sometimes painful) being cut up constantly by dithering old dears with wheelie…

View original post 419 more words


One thought on “Hampton Court Flower Show 2012 – Top Picks

  1. Hello, i think that i saw you visited my web site thus
    i came to “return the favor”.I’m trying to find things to improve my site!I suppose its ok to use some of your ideas!!


Leave some thoughts or comments:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s