Summer Show, 2016
It’s been a very strange gardening year, and it’s continuing to be rather odd – so it was somewhat surprising that the show looked every bit as spectacular as usual last week. Or maybe it shouldn’t have been so surprising: we have some very talented gardeners in the area, after all.
This year we had a new layout in the Hall, which was much appreciated. The appreciation started as we were setting up, when we realised just how cramped some things had become. Much more space!
It also was much better for the flowers, enabling everyone to get up close and personal to some wonderful things – and it was better for the judge and the steward, as they no longer had to reach over plants and vases, or kneel down to get an adequate view. As usual, the hydrangeas were stunning.
The vegetables and fruit were in the middle of the room as usual, and…
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