Sunflower Competition


As part of our 230th anniversary celebrations we ran a Sunflower Competition for all the schools listed in our Tools for Schools scheme. The aim was simple – to grow the tallest sunflower plant!  The competition was a great success with many children getting involved. Here are the winning entries. Third Prize – Winning £50…

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Posted in Competitions By Stuart Elsom On 17th November 2010 | 0 Comments

The World's Largest Spade at Myddelton House


Here is the world’s largest spade at Myddelton House, in the Lee Valley Regional Park. The chap you can see standing on it is Andrew Turvey, Head Gardener. To read more about it’s time at Myddelton House, click here. Photo by kind permission of Lee Valley Park.

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 2nd November 2010 | 0 Comments

Wigan Week

Our forging process requires teams of thirteen men or more to work simultaneously. Because our staff work so closely with each other, they need to take time off from work together. This means we still abide by what’s known locally as ‘Wigan Week’. The tradition began many years ago and was due to the number…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 20th October 2010 | 0 Comments

RHS Autumn Show


There was a little known secret in the RHS Halls just a few days ago – ‘The RHS Autumn Show’. As you may have picked up from this blog, we have been working closely with Jon Wheatley and his associates to help them create fantastic gardens and floral displays, and the RHS Autumn Show this…

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Posted in Exhibitions By Stuart Elsom On 8th October 2010 | 0 Comments

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