RHS Tatton Flower Show 2013 – second silver medal!

For the second year running, myself and Peter Castle have won a silver medal at the RHS Tatton Flower Show for New Charter’s show garden ‘A Day at the Seaside’.  We also went one step better this year with the garden featured on the BBC2 programme about RHS Tatton.  Joe Swift commented that though the design was simple ‘it really worked’ – yes!!!

This year’s build has had it’s own challenges with the non-stop heat and little shade but I think I prefer it to sideways rain!  I’m really pleased with the overall effect and think the planting has worked really well.  Thanks to Brentwood Moss Nurseries for the plants – incredibly helpful and fantastic quality.  Thanks also to all the volunteers and helpers who did a brilliant job, especially my sister and my Dad!

Here’s a few screen shots from the BBC programme – they have the advantage of a camera on a crane so there are some good overhead shots! And one of Joe Swift admiring the plants and mosaic fish…

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