Lucky number three

Lucky number three

Chagford was a beautiful setting for a show, although as our landlady at the B&B where we stayed said “We have our own washing machine of a climate up here”. We took the opportunity to visit Castle Drogo and Fingle Bridge the day before the show so...
Rosette at mid-Devon Show

Rosette at mid-Devon Show

Winning the third place rosette for a trade stall was the icing on the cake for our first visit to the mid-Devon Show. The weather was lovely and thankfully not too hot in the mid-Devon Craft Guild marquee where we were located. The footfall was just right and after a...
Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

I decided to enter 10 classes at the Uplyme & Lyme Regis 90th Horticultural Show – the first time I’ve ever entered a formal show. On the morning this added somewhat to the work of setting up for the day. ¬†After an early tour of the garden and a rough...