It’s the week we love to dread each year – Chelsea Flower Show delivery week! We are growing even more than ever this year. Our first Main Avenue garden with designer Nic Howard & David Harbor sculpture. We’re also growing for John Everiss and his Myeloma UK garden & three trade stands – eeek! Please have patience with us during this busy time, we are going as fast as we can to keep up with demand!
Category: Show gardens
Before we know it Chelsea Flower Show will be upon us and we are growing plants for the trade stand of our good pals Chilstone for the second year running. They were awarded the tremendous 5 Star Award last year, so we are looking to emulate that again. We’re proud to be growing for John Everiss and his amazing Artisan garden sponsored by Myeloma UK. Hopefully we can get the result we need to thrust the charity into the Limelight.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 Chelsea here we come! Our plants are off up to Chelsea Flower Show this week! We’re proud to be supplying two trade stand show gardens – The David Harbour stand designed by Nic Howard of We Love Plants and the Chilstone stand designed by Allister Dempster of Sandstone Design Solutions. In 2016 we collaborated with Nic Howard on The David Harbour stand helping it win Best in Show and 5 Stars (the highest merit)! *** We’re very proud to announce that both stands won the
A hatrick of accolades at worlds greatest flower show! What a year it has been here at the nursery! We’ve been so busy and this year we have been involved with the Chelsea Flower Show more than ever! The previous four years, we have supplied one garden with plants, but this year we have grown for three! We were honoured to grow for the Meningitis Now charity in the artisan category. Being their thirtieth anniversary year, the exposure they got was
How Green grow plants for medal winning gardens again! Another year, another grey hair! After growing for ‘A Potters Garden’ at Chelsea last, we thought we’d take on the stress and sleepless nights yet again! For us as humble growers, there is a lot of pressure to grow the plants and get them looking spot on for judging day! This time, the ever so lovely Jo Thompson approached us for growing for the M&G sponsored ‘The Retreat’ garden. She chose
Potters Garden wins the highest accolade!! The last few weeks has been manic here at the nursery, with trade brisk and growing for gardens at RHS Malvern and Chelsea! If you check out last weeks blog, you’ll know we grew for the Dial a Flight sponsored ‘Potters Garden’ designed by Frankie and Emma from Nature Redesigned. With the expert help from Frogheath Landscapes, the collective put together what was a magnificent effort in the Artisan garden category. So much so, the
We have been growing for gold for the DialAFlight Potter’s Garden at RHS Chelsea After growing for the Roger Platts gold medal winning garden at Chelsea last year, the stress and work involved meant we were a little reluctant to grow for Chelsea for a while! That was until our great friends Frankie and Emma from Nature Redesigned approached us about growing for their garden this year. With it being cold and wet back in December and more importantly, a
How Green supply plants for RHS Malvern garden We’ve been very busy this season with growing plants for RHS show gardens. Our band of merry garden design customers have taken on the challenge of designing, building and planting at some of the countries most prestigious shows! First up, our good friends Richard and Sam from Twigs garden design based in Sussex approached us to grow for their ‘A Fruity Story’ garden at Malvern. The concept of the garden was based
For the second consecutive year, we here at How Green are growing for the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show! Last year, we grew for Chelsea for the first time, for local designer Roger Platts. His centenary garden sponsored by M&G deservedly won a gold medal for it’s ambitious design, incorporating the many styles seen in the last hundred years. The famous saying by British rower Steve Redgrave after winning his fifth Olympic medal has never been more apt – ‘you have my permission to
Last week the biggest flower show in the world rolled into town at the wonderful Hampton Court Palace on the banks of the Thames in East Molesey. Ten’s of thousands of visitors make the pilgrimage each year, to see cutting edge garden designers show off their talents and over 600 trade exhibitors selling plants and garden related treats! The week long show covers a total area of 34 acres and with the backdrop of the beautiful Palace, it makes for