Tatton Flower Show – July 24-27, 2014

#01 Yvonne's fern collection at Thwaite Botanic gardens
#01 Yvonne’s fern collection at Thwaite Botanic gardens
#02 Ferns loaded in the van ready to go
#02 Ferns loaded in the van ready to go
#03 The beginings of a Victorian Fernery Raz; Shaun and Roland help fix the props
#03 The beginings of a Victorian Fernery Raz; Shaun and Roland help fix the props
#04 The bare Bones!
#04 The bare Bones!
#05 Shaun puts up the first fern Cyathea gleichenioides grown from spore by Robert Crawford
#05 Shaun puts up the first fern Cyathea gleichenioides grown from spore by Robert Crawford
#06 Roland approves of the progress
#06 Roland approves of the progress
#07 Two Victorians discuss Pteridology
#07 Two Victorians discuss Pteridology
#08 Shaun is taking notes
#08 Shaun is taking notes
#09 WOW! Pre-show celebrities visit our stand Shaun with Rachel de Thame
#09 WOW! Pre-show celebrities visit our stand Shaun with Rachel de Thame
#10A More celebrities Matt Biggs - Yvonne is star struck
#10A More celebrities! Matt Biggs – Yvonne is star struck
#11 Curator of Harlow Carr - he'd never get through that door!
#11 Curator of Harlow Carr – he’d never get through that door!
#12 Ready for judging
#12 Ready for judging
#13 Detail
#13 Detail
#14 Victorian chimney pot with Dryopteris goldiana
#14 Victorian chimney pot with Dryopteris goldiana
#15 Equisetum telemateia below with Blechnum chilense above
#15 Equisetum telemateia below with Blechnum chilense above
#16 Phlebodium areum 'Mandianum' steals the show
#16 Phlebodium areum ‘Mandianum’ steals the show
#17 GOLD MEDAL!!!!!
#17 GOLD MEDAL!!!!!
#18 Yvonne and Sean
#18 Yvonne and Sean
#19 The show is open - Alison chats with the visitors
#19 The show is open – Alison chats with the visitors
#20 Ann and Michael encourage the youngsters
#20 Ann and Michael encourage the youngsters
#21 Henry makes a hit with the ladies. It was hot!
#21 Henry makes a hit with the ladies – it was hot!
#22 So ice creams for Steve, Alison and Yvonne
#22 So ice creams for Steve, Alison and Yvonne
#23. And lots of watering
#23 And lots of watering
#24 All those ice creams and chocs are certainly having an effect
#24 All those ice creams and chocs are certainly having an effect
#25 A quiet moment with Robert Crawford
#25 A quiet moment with Robert Crawford
#26 Roger admires the baby and takes the money
#26 Roger admires the baby and takes the money
#27 Detail
#27 Detail
#28 Polypodium corner with a few Adiantums
#28 Polypodium corner with a few Adiantums
#29 More watering
#29 More watering
#30 Break down!
#30 Break down!

photographs taken by Yvonne Golding

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