Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – Part 1 (Show Gardens)

Preview Evening – RHS Hampton Court Flower Show – a rather substantial gallery (no apologies…)

Some rather lovely Show Gardens, an immense Floral Marquee and more than a few, very beautiful roses with their very own Festival. A warm and balmy evening, plenty of people but no crowding at all - this you can see in these photos. All this and fireworks.... amazing! The show has its full day on…

Roses all the way at Hampton Court Flower Show

Rather a cheat, this, a gallery of the Rose Marquee exhibits, but time is short and I will lay claim to the 'if a picture paints a thousand words' argument and leave you with twenty four thousand of them... I would make a mention of the Historic Roses Group, who were once again exhibiting (and…

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – my favourite Show Gardens

Vestra Wealth's Garden (above) http://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-hampton-court-palace-flower-show/exhibitors/Hampton-gardens/vestra-wealths-vista This is a smart, modern garden for a contemporary home. Various levels and layers of planting and hard landscaping surround a dining terrace with a cantilevered cedar table. Gabions are surrounded by copper and packed with split timber, which helps to encourage wildlife. Clipped box lawns are used as alternatives to…