Just a short blog today. I will do a blog of reflections on Chelsea after we have broken down tomorrow. Breaking down? the stand and / or us!
Stand , Great Pavilion
Chelsea Flower Show
Friday 22 May
Gosh, it is exhausting talking to visitors to the Show! It was wonderful that so many wanted to ask questions . . .
Jeremy gives us just a small insight into how a ‘Best in Show’ is achieved.
I went up to Chelsea yesterday to join the team in person rather than via the internet and it was a real pleasure. I got to see the stand in all its...
Well, if you have got to the blog, you probably know we were awarded a Silver-Gilt, which is super. It is a credit to all the hard work which the...
Monday 18 May
One of the reasons for doing Chelsea is the publicity it brings the HPS. Happily, the media have been taking an interest in what we are doing. Their visits interrupted our work, but were very welcome. Andy Garland from Radio Kent
Colin and I caught an early train and arrived at Victoria at 7.23am. We got a taxi to the Bullring, not in Birmingham, but on the Chelsea Embankment.
Listen to Colin being interviewed by Andy Garland on Radio Kent’s Sunday Gardening talking about The Hardy Plant Society and Kent Group’s exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show.
Take a listen – it’s really good!
An earlier start today with Ali and me meeting Colin at his house at 7.30am. Colin was being interviewed at 9.50 by Andy Garland for Radio Kent and...
Saturday 16 May 8.00 pm
Today was the first day that the small group doing the ‘nursery’ and sales ends of the Chelsea stand had been together.
Today has been a long day for me, but not quite as you might imagine it. Normal getting up time and dog walk, but muggins here had been up until...
Today started as usual, meeting Colin at the polytunnels to collect a few things, such as gravel, bark, a few plants and cling film roll wrap for...