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Wednesday April 17 , 2024

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RHS Tatton Park 2013

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RHS Tatton 2013
 
It has to be said that the RHS Tatton show is one of my favourites, perhaps it is linked with the fact that I’m originally from Cheshire or that I perceive people being friendlier or is it because the show feels more laid back and relaxed?  I don’t doubt for one minute that the lead up to the show is as frantic as any other of the RHS shows but for me, it I just love it.
 
I saw so many inspirational gardens here as well as elements within gardens or in the flower marquee, there really are some talented people out there that we really must take our hats off too.
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The Hard Landscaping Show, Coventry

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We took a trip over to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry this morning to visit The Hard Landscaping Show, a brand new trade event.   It may not sound very exciting to some but I think it's great to go and see new products, improved products and even some old favourites! It's also a good opportunity to network with others in the same or similar industry.  We arrived at 9.30am and received a voucher for a coffee and bacon roll (mmm very nice, thank you!) - so off we went around the hall.  One thing that did strike us was how small it was, there must have been only about 40 or so exhibitors, a shame really for those travelling a long way.

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