RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2023

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Highlights from the MIX 56 live broadcast from the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2023

The RHS Flower Show is one of the most-loved and prestigious events in the local calendar each year, attracting over 80,000 visitors looking for gardening inspiration and advice.

For the second year running, we were proud to be the only independent radio station invited to broadcast live from the event. 

Over the two days, Ian and Paul were joined by Medical Herbalist, Barbara Wilkinson, of the Herb Society.

What a wonderful time we had!  You can listen to some of the highlights right here:


Smithy talks to Sandra from Britain in Bloom
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    BIB ian

Ian & Barbara meet Anna from Anna Dowd Art
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    RHS Barb Art ian

Smithy talks to Claire from the National Garden Scheme
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Smithy chats to Lex – the show organiser
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The Apothecary Garden
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    RHS Barb Apotth ian

Smithy with David from the National Vegetable Society
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Barbara & Ian in the Flower School Marquee
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    RHS BArb Cath ian

Achillea millefolium
Barbara & Ian meet John Cullen
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Stella from Hare Spring Cottage Plants
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Sue Beesley from Bluebell Cottage Gardens
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    RHS BARB SUE B ian

Smithy meets Nathan, Gold Winner – young designers
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    Nathan Winner 1 ian

Smithy meets Connel, Gold Winner – slim spaces
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    Connel Winner 2 ian

Smithy & the BBC’s Roger Johnson
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Croft Primary School
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    Croft Primary School Taton ian

Elizabeth & John Lloyds Landscapes Warrington
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Smithy & Barbara try out posh garden furniture
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Smithy & Barbara’s Amazing Facts!
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David Cockburn – designer of the Forager’s Garden
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    RHS mush ian

Carolyn – Silver winner of the self funded garden
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A Blackbird Sang – Art for the garden
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More clips to follow – please check back soon!

Written by: ian

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  1. Jackie on Saturday 22 July

    Absolutely loved your coverage thank you so much. I normally go but am confined to bed at the moment and you have been a godsend x