LiveRHS Tatton Flower Show 2014

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Summary

  • Members day today, Wednesday
  • Open to the public on Thursday through to Sunday
  • Carnival themed show this year
  • Gardeners World special being filmed
  • Scorching temperatures predicted for the show

9:40am

Traffic in Knutsford today is pretty bad due to the RHS plus the unsafe bridge on the M6. 

6:59pm

The sun is going down on Members Day at Tatton Park and the Guardian is signing off! Don't forget to tweet us your favourite RHS photos and let us know what you think of the inspirational gardens and displays - @KnutsfordNews

6:30pm

Thought-provoking and evocative: Tatton Park Gdns looked to WWI for inspiration for their garden design. 

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6:20pm

Bluebell Cottage Gardens' display for Cheshire's Carnival of Gardens

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Roses are Red: Fryer's Roses show their romantic side with this vintage-inspired garden

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This garden's designers went back to school for inspiration

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Arley Hall and Gardens bring a touch of sophistication to their garden. Find the wedding-themed display in the Inspire section

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Were you one of the members attending today's RHS show at Tatton? What was your favourite stand or garden? Tweet @KnutsfordNews

5:34pm

Big hit with visitors today...and judges it seems. Silver medal winner Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council's W.I. In Bloom

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Four Oaks Nurseries Indian Ocean

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If you are popping along to the RHS show over the next few days, bring the sun cream! Burnt necks all round.  

5:13pm

Fair day for a Ferris wheel! Lots of squeals of delight heard across the show ground. Did you get a pic from the top? Tweet us @KnutsfordNews

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Cara is having problems with the Wifi at Tatton (none in press tent!) but once she gets a good connection she'll update this blog with some more details from members day. 

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Got some fab RHS pics from the show or around Knutsford town centre? Tweet using the #RHSTatton and you could have your pic featured in our live blog! 

3:20pm

Rostherne sculptor Tim Burgess said he has had great response from visitors from this year's show.  Many of his past clients have been popping by to have a look at his new designs

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3:13pm

Eagles, owls and bears... Just a number of the impressive pieces by chainsaw wood sculptor Tim Burgess. 

 

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Tatton Garden Society busy signing up new members this morning - visitors 'full of admiration' for display

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Tatton Garden Society's garden Heavens Above - inspired by Past president Sir Bernard Lovell, the Planets and Jodrell Bank. Come check it out in the National Plant Societies Marquee

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Tatton Garden Society's garden Heavens Above - inspired by Past president Sir Bernard Lovell, the Planets and Jodrell Bank. Come check it out in the National Plant Societies Marquee

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Tatton Garden Society's 'Heavens Above'

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11:56am

Midas Jewellers go for a decadent display of gold and pearls

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Alice enjoys tea with the Mad Hatter at Gusto! 

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Clare & Illingworth have an eye for fashionable florals... Come check out this incredible display!Knutsford Guardian:

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If you are taking any pictures at the show today use #rhstatton and we will post them here.

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Last couple of pictures are just a taste of what Knutsford businesses have done. 

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As well as the show, make sure you head into Knutsford.

The town's businesses have put on an incredible display of floral excellence - led by Peter Murray from Pulse of Perfumery on Princess Street. 

There are some great displays - Mughli on King Street is probably my favourite up to now. 

I'll find some pictures and post them on here in a short while. 

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Morning! Reporter Cara Cunningham is making her way to Tatton Park as I type. She'll be updating this blog throughout the day with pictures - with a little help from chief photographer Nick Jones - and comments from those attending. 

If you're going today, make sure you bring some suncream - it's going to be hot! 

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