Seen at The Festival of the Tree

...if you would be happy all your life, plant a garden ~ Chinese proverb

Sunday, 30 September 2012

An Award for Veg Plotting :)

It's always nice to receive an award, especially when Veg Plotting is in such good company and the citation says:

Vegplotting was pointed in our direction as one of the ‘Queen of the Blogs’. Excellent. It lives up to its name.

I owe a beer to whoever said that :)

You can check out all the other winners here. There's plenty of excellence and a number of sites I'd not found before, which is great. As usual with this kind of thing, there are plenty of blogs, websites and whatever that haven't had the recognition they deserve.* Therefore I'm pleased to see My Garden School is asking you to mention your favourites in the Comments (via the above link), ready for consideration next year.

* = which I mused about in relation to a certain list of top influential gardeners published in January.

My thanks to Toby Musgrave for blogging about his inclusion, which led to my discovery. If you're interested in garden history, his blog is well worth a look :)


  1. Congratulations! What a lovely plaudit, and well deserved too.

  2. Thanks very much Janet :) Plenty of other blogs - such as yours - deserve recognition too.

  3. Congratulations and well deseverd so happy for you and your family

  4. Congratulations, Michelle - well deserved in my opinion xx

  5. Congratulations VP - a well deserved win!

  6. Congratulations! Very exciting, and an accurate description too.
    I'm delighted for you

  7. Well done and well deserved!


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  9. Who's a clever girl then?
    Well done. Told you I would be able to boast that I know a famous author one day:-)

  10. Many congratulations VP - a much well deserved award. I always enjoy visiting here - your posts are well written, informative and leave me wanting more xxx

  11. Congratulations! So richly deserved :)

  12. Thanks everyone - you're very kind, as are the people on Twitter who've also said 'congratulations' :)

    It's well worth taking the link to discover some new websites/blogs etc if you have time

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