Posts Tagged: 2013

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Wild Orchid Fields open after a delay
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Wild orchid fields in Jersey have finally opened after the recent prolonged cold, wet weather delayed the blooming of the orchids. The orchid fields which are in St Ouen annually open to the public at the start of May. Johnny Parkes, a senior countryside manager for the National Trust in Jersey, said that normally at […]
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Peter Beales roses win gold at the Chelsea Flower Show
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A flower company, which was started by a man who grew roses for the queen, has won gold at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show. The gold is the 20th the company have won at the flower show and comes five months after the sad passing of Peter Beales. Peter Beales Roses, which hails from Attleborough, […]
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Lady Slipper Orchid to have its own security team
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The rarest flower in Britain will go on display this week at the Chelsea Flower Show. The Lady Slipper orchid is well renowned as Britain’s rarest flower because of the difficulty it is to grow it. The flower will have its own security team to protect it when it goes on view to the public. […]
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The Chelsea Flower Show – Grand Opening Tomorrow
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The Chelsea Flower show is one of the most prestigious flower shows in the world today and has been since 1913. It seems crazy though that each year this amazing show is squeezed onto two fields the size of football pitches next to the famous River Thames. However this event has been held in the […]
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More Summer Bouquets from Prestige Flowers
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The barbeques are out, the water pistols are on sale and the long cold nights have gone. Yes it only means one thing, after one of the most bleakest and chilliest winters are record, summer is back. Whilst the sun returns to the Northern Hemisphere after living it up in Australia over the past 6 […]
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The all new Summer range form Prestige Flowers
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Summer is almost here!!! Yes, that means, if you live in the UK, we have constant wet and windy weather for the next four months before the dreaded chill of winter returns all too quickly. So this year try and add a bit of summer to your home even if the stormy skies above aren’t […]
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How to prepare your garden for Spring
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Winter is over and now it is time to start planning your garden for the spring and summer months before the cold weather returns in seven months time. The first thing you will need to do is to plant your flowering bulbs for the sunny months ahead. Ironically the best day to plant the bulbs […]
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Tulip shortage affects Spalding Flower Parade
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A tulip shortage because of the prolonged winter weather is affecting the last flower festival in the Lincolnshire town of Spalding. The organisers of the Spalding Flower Parade are expected to bring in the tulips from France as there is such a lack of option in the UK market. Growers, who prepare the flowers for […]
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Royal Pavilion garden in Brighton is being restored
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The Royal Pavilion and its surrounding gardens are being restored to its former glory. The estate was designed in 1815 for King George IV. Over £8000 has been raised to help restore the former season residence of the former king. The garden was restored to its original design in the 1990s but now a lot […]
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Cardiff Flower Show 2013
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The Cardiff Flower show takes place every year in the Welsh capital. Every year it is the first flower show of the year for the Royal Horticultural Society. It takes place on the grounds and parklands of Cardiff Castle and marks the entrance into the British summertime when gardeners all over the country begin growing […]