A Saturated Pause.

It started raining in October and it’s not really stopped. Monthly rainfall records have been broken, and so has my enthusiasm to a degree. Walking on any paved area in the garden is met with added peril of performing an unintentional skating routine and attempting to walk on any grassy area equally as hazardous as traversing a giant jelly with a bit of turf on it.

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The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018

After last years issues with Traffic and flooding of areas, I was eager to see what measures were in place to avoid last year’s problems, I needn’t have worried, the car parks were assessable from 8am, there were basic toilets in the cars parks, which is handy for  visitors like me who like to get in and park up early, there were lots of Hi-vis’d stewards pointing and waving you into your parking place, there were many golf buggies and shuttle buses were zooming around to help everybody who needed help to get to and from the show entrance from the furthest car parks, I was also delighted to see that both the floral pavilions were now erected on modular flooring, so anybody with mobility issues could easily get about no matter how much it rained.

RHS Floral Sign Chatsworth Flower Show 2018

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A Visit to the Garden Press Event 2018

New ideas and Products on display to the Gardening Media

Last week I was invited to the Garden Press Event held at the Business Design Centre in London, this was an annual event held each early spring in order for suppliers, designers and manufacturers of garden related products to showcase their products to the media. In more recent years this has included bloggers. Continue reading “A visit to the Garden Press Event”

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