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@ Tatton Park


Yesterday i went to RHS Tatton Park flower show.
I took some pictures, mainly in the floral marque (but not only). I didn’t get round the whole of the grounds, too big, nowhere to sit down, and it started to rain – So i decided to come away. But i did go round the floral marque twice. Some brilliant displays in there.
While i was in the floral marque, i had been looking at one of the stands, had my camera in my hand, noticed someone i thought i had seen before – took a moment to realise who it was. It was Carol klein, and i have seen her many times on the TV – just bought one of her books (grow your own garden).
My first thought was no, it can’t be, but then i thought it could be – the BBC do cover shows. Then i noticed some cameras about. I did get a picture, but she had passed by the time i came back into reality

Carol is one of my favourite presenters, she always seems so enthusiastic about the plants, and the displays at shows.
I will upload my pictures ASAP. (Already uploading to flickr).

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I like her Mark, you are right when you say she always seems enthusiastic, she really enjoys gardening, look forward to seeing your pictures.

22 Jul, 2010


I like her as well love watching her on the telly

22 Jul, 2010


me to she is so enthusiastic and down to earth, wish i was going but baz dont want to ;o( none gardeners grrrr lol,glad you enjoyed it

23 Jul, 2010


Saw gardeners world and Tatton park on BBC 2 last night. They showed Carol in the floral marque, some gardens they showed i remembered looking at when i was at the show - seemed to make it all the more interesting, somehow!

24 Jul, 2010


yes iv been watching it mark and enjoyed it to, shame you didnt get round it all as its quite an expensive day, shame about the weather to, its raining again here in blackpool after telling us we would have better weather for weekend ;o(

24 Jul, 2010


I know, all these shows are expensive. I think another time i need to be better prepared. I have a 3 legged foldable / portable stool type of thing which i forgot to take - never thought about it till i was there, and could have done with it - there were far too few seats there. Tired legs plus the rain put the tin hat on it, really - otherwise i would have looked round more, if not all of the showground.

24 Jul, 2010


youve given me an idea now to get a folding chair for these occasions mark, thanx ,we always think of things after the event dont we lol ;o)

25 Jul, 2010


I think i got mine from a show a couple of years ago - the problem is remembering it before i go to a show rather than when i'm there - it's too late then.

25 Jul, 2010


been looking at your pics and youve taken some lovely ones of tatton, still trying to get through them all mark, bet your finger never stopped lol

25 Jul, 2010


You're right, it took rather a long while. Was thinking maybe i had taken too many, but now i've uploaded them i'm glad i did. I like to look through them myself, particularly after the shows have finished.
They are on the computer, but i think that if they are on GOY & flickr should something happen to loose them off the computer i will still have them here, just a precaution. There seem to be quite a few other people that also enjoy looking at them, so i'm pleased to put them where anyone can view them.

25 Jul, 2010


yes its a good place to save pics mark and i for one am enjoying looking at them, lovely ;o)

26 Jul, 2010

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