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Taunton Flower Show


By grindle


We had a lovely day at the show, the sun shone all day for us. Mum was looking forward to it as it was her first one of the year, she’s 80 and can’t manage the big ones any more. As usual it did not disappoint, there was plenty of interest in the Flower Marquee, first stop was the roses, where she ordered a lovely Climber, then it was my turn, I bought 2 new Heucheras for my collection, Citronella and Miracle, then it was a hunt for new plants for the revamped front garden, I’m going with the Hot colours out here for the wow factor, a couple of heleniums, red and yellow, a potentilla ‘Mango Tango’ and Gaillardia ’ St Clements’ were a few to go with the plants already there.
The show gardens are only small, but very pretty, the Bee Cause garden I think was my favourite, especially the little gate they had made.

In the competition marquee the flower arranging exhibits were outstanding

this one particularly catching our attention, being only 10cmx10cmx10cm

and this very inventive dress and hat

After enjoying watching the Birds of Prey display, dog agility and the brass band, we ended the day with ice cream, and, tired but happy, we started our journey home

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Good blog Grindle and lovely photos too :)
I'm glad this show was as good as you always know it to be !

Nice purchases too by the way ;)

10 Aug, 2009


beautiful pics
arent people clever

x x x

10 Aug, 2009


Enjoyed your visit to the flower show, Like you said The little gate to the Bee Cause garden was lovely,cute and funky! Thanks for sharing all the lovely pictures with us

10 Aug, 2009


I'm glad you had a nice day, and your mum aswell. It's nice she can still get about. The photos are great .

10 Aug, 2009


The flower " hat and dress" is well done...and the Mcintosh arrangement very clever....its my favourite :))

10 Aug, 2009


I thought the little 'bee gate' was great !

10 Aug, 2009


glad I could share it with you all :))

10 Aug, 2009


Lovely pictures of a great day out and the sun shone as well! How lucky can you get? :o))

10 Aug, 2009 took your camera with {just joking}
That "Bee" gate was something else.....another favourite.

10 Aug, 2009


:)))) I remembered this time AA

10 Aug, 2009

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