Wild About Gardens Week

I enjoy the wildlife in my garden. There’s one little robin who follows me round as I water the plants and then comes up really close to me when I sit on the edge of the raised beds with a cup of tea. I’m always glad to see the big bumblebees heavy with pollen and Read More…

The Chelsea Flower Show

The iconic Chelsea Flower show is a wonderful day out. Hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society, it attracts in excess of 157,000 visitors annually. Breathtaking gardens and floral displays, rare and exotic plants, artwork, sculpture and garden features are displayed in a dizzying array of colour and light, all against the backdrop of the iconic Royal Read More…

National Gardening Week

Wildflowers, keeping Britain beautiful and promoting horticultural careers will be key themes for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) during the 2013 National Gardening Week. From 15 – 21 April workshops and events will be held throughout Britain encouraging people to sow wildflowers to make the country beautiful and buzz with wildlife throughout the summer. There Read More…

The Chelsea Flower Show: Part 1

Photos Guy and April Harris So I’m finally getting around to writing a post on the incredible Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show this year! The Chelsea Flower Show is always wonderful – testament to this is the fact that it always sells out early – so if you want to go next year, start watching the RHS site Read More…