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Gardener's World 2013

What a show! We had a wonderful time at the NEC in Birmingham, and as always, the people we met were as friendly as we have come to expect when we display in the Midlands. This year our display won us a Silver Gilt Medal, and we are very pleased with this result - it is [...]

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RHS Silver Gilt at BBC Gardeners World and Hampton Court Flower shows!

Malcolm and Susie have hit on a winning formula for their displays at the last two flower shows. They have made their own 'Brick Slips' out of old bricks using a wet brick cutter ( driven by their New Zealand brother in law), these have proven very popular with the public (and the judges have [...]

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Medals for 2012

2012 was another good year for the Hooksgreen Herbs team, and we are delighted to say that we had another haul of horticultural medals for our displays:   Cardiff Flower Show: RHS  Silver  Harrogate Flower Show: Silver Gilt Malvern Flower Show: RHS Bronze Chelsea Flower Show: RHS Silver BBC Gardeners World: RHS Silver Gilt Hampton Court Flower Show: RHS Silver Gilt Tatton Park [...]

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"February made me shiver!"

Don Maclean was right in his song "American Pie", February has been cold and the snow has delayed the outdoor jobs we had hoped to complete. The new shade tunnel frame is taking shape and will provide needed extra shelter in the early spring. Seed planting is now in full swing and the Borage and Painted [...]

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