The World's Largest Spade Arrives at Hampton Court Flower Show

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The World’s Largest Spade has arrived for its National Debut at Hampton Court Palace Flower show. Seen below are the pictures of its arrival and its final positioning, all it needs now is some planting. The grand unveiling will be at 2.15 on Monday 5th July. Mary Payne and Jon Weatley plus Fred Foot and…

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Posted in Exhibitions By Ed White On 2nd July 2010 | 1 Comment

Time for Planting at Hampton Court

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I apologise for the delay in my most recent update. I have been at the show everyday and away from my computer. A lot has changed since my first blog on Hampton Court. Most noticeable is the introduction of a variety of new plants. Unlike with the Maize the planting in the garden has been…

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Posted in Exhibitions By Ed White On 2nd July 2010 | 1 Comment

Hampton Court - It can't be all hard work!

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Despite the mammoth task ahead it can’t all be hard work, check out the pictures below: Above: Mary and Jon arrive in their buggy Above: Jon takes a break, snoozing in a wheelbarrow Above: Everyone breaks for lunch and a much needed cold drink Above: As the temperature rises to over 28 degrees, its not…

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Posted in Exhibitions By Ed White On 28th June 2010 | 1 Comment

It's a-maize-ing how much work goes into a Hampton Court garden

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As I continue my series into the build of Hampton Court we focus on different areas of the build. The first thing that struck me as I went on to site on Friday was the sheer scale of the garden, although I had seen the plans on paper, it wasn’t till I stood at one…

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Posted in Exhibitions By Ed White On 27th June 2010 | 0 Comments

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