When I attended the BSA Show back in March I was very impressed by some of the accent planting. My favourite ones included a bronze animal element. This first one was my pick of them, two fighting hares in the long grass, displayed by Ian Warhurst.
This one was also excellent, a kingfisher in the reeds displayed by Bob Baillie.
and this one showing a frog hiding in the undergrowth, I think this one was Simon Haddon’s but I may be wrong. Can anyone confirm?
Having seen these I grabbed bought a few animals from one of the Show Traders with a view to doing something similar.
Today I was bored, this broken wing is cramping my style. We have a show coming up in September and it would be nice to include my two animals among the accents, this is what I’ve come up with.
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Ian young, Bertie Greer and myself had a very enjoyable Monday Evening in Hugh Wilkinson’s garden. Bertie’s role and mine was to sit, observe, drink coffee and eat boiled cake. Hugh kept us entertained with his banter while Ian futtered with his trees and gave them a bit of a tidy up. It was a lovely evening, Hugh’s garden was beautiful and the chat was good. Here are a few pics of the garden and a few of Hugh’s fine collection of trees.
Putting Hugh to Work
Just far too busy to even look our way
A striking display of Lilies
Although Hugh’s trees are set in a lovely display area he has plans to create yet another one to allow his pines to benefit from better light throughout the day. This should be worth seeing.