Visiting the 2002 show was a great
experience. We took the train out from London and arrived just
as the show opened. This was a good idea since the crowd
increased as the day progressed. By mid-afternoon, it was
literally shoulder to shoulder in some areas.
The commercial exhibits were
especially interesting with their displays of all types of
garden related items. Too bad we had to fly home or I may have
purchased a nice piece of statuary or something else that I
probably did not need anyway.
show is touted as "larger" than the
Chelsea Flower Show and, I
guess, in surface area covered, that is true. However, it is
a very different type of show and does not compare to
Chelsea in terms of flowers and plant displays...at least in