Peony amongst Weigela florida 'Variegata' - on Friday in my garden
You may find your UK garden blogging pals a little quiet this week. It's the annual gardening feast that is Chelsea that's to blame you see. Many will brave the crowds to visit - the rest of us will be glued to the TV for the daily lunchtime and evening broadcasts, starting this evening. This will result in major anxieties for us gardeners - I don't have the right colour/ plants/ accesories for this year; there's not enough in bloom in my garden; I need a water feature; I so loved that garden, I need to create my own tribute to it; I simply must have that... (insert your own long list of beauties here) etc. etc. As a result, we'll be making even more visits to our local nurseries/ garden centres/favourite plant sales websites and spending more time frantically working in our gardens to get them up to scratch.
So do bear with us during this stressful time - we'll be back with you shortly ;)
Update: The link I've provided takes you through to the RHS Chelsea website - it is their show after all. There's plenty to see on there. They also provide a link to the BBC website which in previous years has had all sorts of goodies such as 360 degree tours of the show gardens. Both sites will give you a very good idea of what all the fuss is about.