1. Archive: Jul 2010

  1. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    We got there! The garden got finished in time!! After 2 weeks of blood, sweat and nervous breakdowns – it was completed!! But bloomin’ heck it was hard work! No time for frivolity or messing about this time – it was just solid work from dawn to dusk! The lads worked their socks off (literally) …Read More

  2. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    Day…. something I have been painting – alot! Everyone is being busy little bees and yet still we are behind schedule – our damn concrete won’t dry!! We have now brought in the big guns and out of sheer desperation hired an industrial heater to see if that will help. The lengths we will go …Read More

  3. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    Day 6.. (I think) Hello! We have had wind trouble the last couple of days!! Not us personally but the Marquee - it all started Thursday afternoon – out of nowhere the wind got up and would not leave us alone! The poor marquee suffered the most and had to have emergency re-inforcements – thankfully it …Read More

  4. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    Day 3 The marquee has gone up today!! It’s one of those traditional ones and I must say it was quite impressive to watch. An army of workmen arrived on site and worked like a well oiled machine for the whole morning putting it up. All we could do was nervously watch – keeping our beady …Read More

  5. Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    Day 1 ‘Day wun in the Giles Landscapes garden ‘ There is a very big hole!! That’s all I can say – today we have mostly been digging a hole!! The site unfortunately is on a rather steep slope (well actually its not that steep – it just looks it when you desperately want a flat site) so …Read More

  6. Roger’s Diary

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    Watering in these Difficult Times Many of us in this line of business get very distressed to see projects struggling in prolonged drought – where the only solution is to water and keep watering. But even watering can be full of hidden risks. Tree pits dug into clay can easily become sump holes when watered …Read More

  7. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    7th July 2010 We are nearly there! Build up starts Monday so what I’ll do from then on (if I get time) is take photos of the build as it comes along and upload them on here – warts and all! If something goes wrong – I’ll tell you – if something goes right – I’ll …Read More