So here we are…

April 2016 and Spring is steadily trotting along, soon to be in full gallop. I’m not a betting person to be honest but with it being the Grand National this weekend I’d thought I’d give it a nod and slip in a gardening pun to start!

Hard to believe that this time last year I was counting down the hours until the RHS Malvern Spring Festival Show Garden Build was to begin. Instead this year, with my press day ticket at the ready, I shall be a mere spectator. Continue reading

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So….does anyone know how to build a show garden, because I need to build one for the RHS in May?!

I am so excited as yesterday I found out my redesign for a Festival Garden for the RHS was approved!

My initial design, pictured in my previous post, didn’t make it but the judges loved my concept and gave me the option to resubmit a new design. Well I had nothing to lose and at least more feedback from the RHS yet again to gain.

However I was informed yesterday I had successfully addressed the judges issues with my original design, which I had completely agreed with. My original design was too literal to my concept, too bleak.

Within 2 weeks I managed to come up with a new design and rough planting plan I felt far more confident in and apparently the judges did too.