Hampton Court Flower Show 2011

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With an introduction from Alan Titchmarsh the highlights include many of the featured gardens, with my two favorite segments being Lorraine Kelly – who came to support CoppaFeel, and the words of wisdom from actress Virginia McKenna. Enjoy!

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RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

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Highlights begin with a lovely intro by a choir from Chester, snippets of my favourite gardens followed by two of the young designers of the year. The President of the RHS follows along with a message from the director of public prisons. The final commentary outline’s one of Oxfam’s approaches to relief aid. Towards the end I’ve included snippets of the Duchess of Gloucester along with my hotel, Premier Inn, which aside from bring around the corner to the venue provided much needed rest, enjoy! – And a thank you to Handbag of Harmonies who provided the backing track, details below

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012

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Set to the music of soprano Laura Wright, our highlights form the flower show featuring the show gardens, the flowers and a wonderful line-up of celebrities including: Joan Collins, Sir Cliff Richard, Roger Daltrey, Angela Rippon, Matthew Williamson, Rob Brydon, Trevor McDonald and many more! Enjoy!
Also see our photos.

Video clip sponsors Raja Fashions.

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RHS Harlow Carr and Betty’s a Match Made in Heaven

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Harlow Carr was one of those places I remember going to with dread when I little. Don’t get me wrong it was and is a lovely place but years ago it was a garden that held absolutely no interest for me at all. It didn’t have a play area and it wasn’t somewhere to go to mess about, but how times have changed.

I’ve been to Harlow Carr twice in the last month and bit. The tulips were out the first time and I went with my Mum, Dad and Sister, a much more enjoyable trip than when we were younger. The second time I went with my hubby the tulips were being removed, new plants added and gardens being repainted.

There were many families walking around all enjoying the gardens and the children certainly didn’t look bored, there were activity sheets, things to find, a treehouse playground and a…

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RHS Hampton Court 2012


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Since the RHS show first arrived at Tatton Park 14 years ago Tatton’s gardening team have been creating gardens that have met with admiration from both judges and visitors .. and this year is no exception with a silver gilt being added to their medal collection which already consists of over 20 medals.

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The title of this year’s Cheshire East garden is Interplantatary Travel – A Flight of Fancy. It was inspired by Tatton Park Arts Biennial 2012 Flights of Fancy which runs until September 30 and explores Tatton’s aeronautical legacy and the idea of achieving the impossible. The history of Tatton Park and its owners plays an important role in the `plot’. The concept behind this year’s winning garden is that Maurice Egerton (4th and last Baron of Egerton of Tatton) sent plants from Tatton’s gardens not only to other countries in the world but also to other…

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