Southport Flower Show 2015 is underway! Report by Madeleine Saghir and photograph
by Patrick Trollope.
ON Thursday, 20
August 2015 the 86th Southport Flower Show began. The show kicked off early,
with hundreds of people waiting eagerly at the gates. Celebrity chef
Jean-Christophe Novelli and TV star Sherrie Hewson the officially opened the
show, whilst the sun came out and the rain managed to stay off throughout the
first day. Sadly that was not the case on the second day, as the heavens opened.
The theme that had been chosen for the annual show this year was 'China' and
therefore this was adapted into the architecture of the show gardens. This
ranged from streams, Chinese plants, bridges and vases which enhanced a Chinese
effect. The Best Outdoor Garden winner known as "Muddy Boots" even choose to
offer Chinese fortune cookies to passers by which also added to the oriental
There was also no shortage of entertainment. There was a range of floral
displays, stalls selling unique hand crafted items, cookery, live music, and
demonstrations such as The Dog Show, which is always enjoyable to watch.
The show has plenty to offer and many interesting people on hand to advise
budding gardeners. This
link takes you to a
small taste of what we have photographed so far at this fantastic event.
To hear more about the 2015 Southport Flower Show, please do not forget to visit
next week’s edition for full article and lots more pictures, along with some
interesting interviews with a range of people and garden exhibitors.
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