The Patient Gardener

For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness – Gertrude Jekyll


Malvern spring show

Malvern Show Gardens

I'm no longer much of a fan of showgardens and tend to gravitate to the nurseries and floral marquee more.  However, I thought I would have a quick look to see what was on offer this year.  Malvern has always... Continue Reading →


My First Show Entry

I have been wooed through the garden clubs I attend to enter the world of competitive plant shows.  My curiosity was raised last summer when I visited my first AGS show and this Easter I made the decision to compete... Continue Reading →

More Showgardens at Malvern

Following on from my previous report here are some of the other showgardens at this year's Malvern Spring Show.  As you can see the standard is excellent this year.  Above is the Inside-Out garden by Jody Lidgard and sponsored by... Continue Reading →

Fabulous Showgardens at Malvern

I think I can safely say that the standard of showgardens at Malvern Spring Garden show is getting better and better.  There were two gold medals awarded which is wonderful and to be honest I think a couple of the... Continue Reading →

2010: What a Year

I'm not a big one for celebrating the New Year, I find it very over hyped and commercial and people seem to have high  expectations for having an amazing time.  For me Christmas marks the end of the year and... Continue Reading →

Another sneaky preview – Malvern show

This evening I had the opportunity to have another sneaky peak at the gardens at Malvern Spring show.  I  had been down on Monday helping on one of the gardens but it was interesting to see them finished.  There was... Continue Reading →

Sneaky Preview – Malvern show gardens

I have had a fantastic day today working down at the Malvern showground helping Deb's with her garden.  Poor old Debs has struggled with the garden, especially yesterday because of the heavy wind and rain we had on Saturday night. ... Continue Reading →

The historical delights of Malvern

See my guest post at the Meet@Malvern blog here  about the historical delights of Great Malvern which you can enjoy when visiting the Malvern Spring Show. Do let VP and I know if you are planning to come to the show... Continue Reading →

UKGarden Bloggers big meet up

  As I live in Malvern the RHS Malvern Spring show is my local show (literally its 5 mins drive from my house and I can hear the announcements from my garden if the wind is in the right direction).  I... Continue Reading →

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