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Bath & West National Garden Show Sept 2-4th


Hi everyone, wondered if anyone is going to the National Garden Show on the 2nd Sept at the Royal Bath & West Showground this year?

If so say hello to me, as I will be there taking part in the ‘Instant Garden Challenge’.
The idea is to show people some ideas of what you can do with a 3 × 3 mtr plot.

The challenge is one hour in a garden centre the day before to run around and choose some plants plus a few non plant items. Then I get two hours on the 2nd to build (arrange them) an instant garden at the show ground against a competitor and in front of a crowd.

Fully understand that gardens can’t be built in a day a weekend or even a couple of hours (mine has taken 6 years), but it is a bit of fun to give people some ideas.

So if you are at the show buying plants and having a nice day out, then pop over and say hello. I will look out for you.
p.s. my wife is now 22 weeks pregnant and blooming.

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That sounds fun and a great idea. I hope we get to see it in Photos?

20 Jul, 2011


sounds great....glad both of u are blooming..:-)

21 Jul, 2011


I'd love to see that ... wish you all the very best for your challenge! : o )

21 Jul, 2011


hope to see some pictures

22 Jul, 2011


Have just seen this blog. Sorry I'm late. I shall be going to the show on the 2nd, so I will look out for you. Good luck. Do you know what time the competition takes place.

21 Aug, 2011


1.15 we get introduced to everyone. 1.30 it starts and we get two hours. Once the judges have decided it is open to the public for their vote.

21 Aug, 2011

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