Pea sprouts in compost about 8 cm tall possibly learning to socially distance
Suburban Sue

Serendipity Strikes Again

So managed to get a busy day in the garden on Saturday. Back of an envelope list as long as a yard arm. With lockdown, and not wanting to make non-essential trips out, I am...

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Suburban Sue

Plotting on!

I have a dilemma! I have friends coming to stay at the end of March and for Easter and I’m not sure where I’ll be able to put them as my spare bedroom is currently...

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Suburban Sue

Time to do it!

In my Facebook feed I recently found a ‘how to get jobs done’ list, breaking them down from short manageable time slots to longer projects. Mentally the garden seems to need a long time slot...

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Suburban Sue

RHS Tatton 2019 Highlights.

RHS Tatton 2019 Highlights. So what were the highlights of this years visit and did it meet my expectations? Even though I went on my own I had a lovely day browsing the gardens, plant...

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Rudbeckia 'Prairie Sun' highlight at RHS Tatton Park 2018; biennial, very large flowers with lemon tips on golden petals with green centre
Suburban Sue

Visiting RHS Tatton Park Show 17th to 21st July 2019

If you want flowers, sustaining wildlife, self sufficiency or just a good day out to inspire you then RHS Tatton is a great place to go.

The school gardens were also innovative and well executed. It was great to see the parents and children sharing the endeavours. For wow factor head to the exhibition produce and the growers in the flower tents - stunning masses of colour and admiration for those who put together the immaculate displays. And the scent…!

Highlights from last year included: Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun' in the Sunshine Field

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