It may be Independence Day, but something truly British also occurs today: the start of the Hampton Court Flower Show.
The show is different from Chelsea in that gardeners have the opportunity to buy plants – but what a place to do it! – it’s the largest flower show in the world!
We thought it was just the place for the worlds largest spade…
And so you’ll find us just opposite the Edible Garden, the centre piece to this year’s show (we’re at LW225). We’re sponsoring the Edible Garden and it offers a marvellous mix from forageable fruits to olive trees. Just for fun, here’s one of the garden builders on a coracle: