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Reply to proposed European legislation

Dear Mr Dickson Thank you for your email regarding the proposed EU Regulation on Plant Reproductive Material (PRM). Please be rest assured that many of the problems you envisage with the proposed regulation have already been brought to my attention by a number of businesses, trade associations and, of course, the UK Government. The European Commission's expressed aim [...]

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Peter Rabbit will be at Chelsea 2014

Hooksgreen Herbs Brings Peter Rabbit to Life for RHS Chelsea.Following their Silver Gilt medal at Chelsea and a Gold at Hampton Court this year, Staffordshire growers Hooksgreen Herbs has joined forces with the internationally recognised The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction to create a very special stand in the Grand Pavilion at Chelsea 2014.Malcolm Dickson, [...]

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Wisley Flower Show

As September draws near, we all begin to think of our Autumn planting, and a visit to Wisley Flower Show will help inspire you to plan and prepare for next Spring.One of our favourite shows, Wisley is always a riot of late summer colour, and is set in some of the finest gardens in the [...]

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Open Day

We are delighted to be hosting a Nursery Open Day on the weekend of the 17th and 18th of August. As we are not usually open to the public, this is an opportunity for you all to come and see us at work and to freely wander about the nursery, through the glasshouses, polytunnels and [...]

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Hyde Hall Flower Show

We are off to Hyde Hall Flower Show this weekend (1 August to the 4th) and are hoping that the lovely weather continues to predominate. It is well worth a day out, as Hyde Hall is one of the RHS Gardens, and the grounds are quite spectacular - brimful of exuberant planting and inspiring layouts. [...]

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Best Exhibit in the Growing Tastes Marquee at Hampton Court!

Hooksgreen Herbs are thrilled to announce that we were awarded a Gold Medal at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, as well as being named the Best Exhibit in the Growing Tastes Marquee. We are so pleased, and wish to congratulate Thomas and the Show team on the fabulous achievement.

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Hooksgreen Herbs at Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the biggest flower show on earth, and we love attending every year, especially when it looks like it is going to be lovely clear skies and hot sunny days.  This always makes for a good show, and when the people attending are such enthusiastic gardeners, it is an added [...]

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Blenheim Palace Flower Show

The penultimate weekend in June saw us visiting Blenheim Palace for the newly opened Flower Show; the crowds were fantastic and we had some typically British weather to add to the atmosphere.  Our display was a patio-inspired potted herb display, set on gravel, with a chair and table to add to the informal garden party effect [...]

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Finally...famous on YouTube

We are thrilled to have been added to the "Life on Pig Row" blog, and have the evidence to prove it!

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Chelsea Flower Show

Hooksgreen Herbs were delighted to exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show. We are very pleased to have been awarded a Silver Gilt Medal which has been a great team effort, and particular congratulations need to go to Thomas Dickson, who built the display in the Floral Marquee. The planting has been kept very natural, and the [...]

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