Taunton Flower Show

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As soon as we got into the flower show it started to pour down, most people seemed to have umbrellas apart from us

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A lot of people headed for the various marquees for shelter which resulted in marquees so crowded there was no room to breathe let alone move so back out into the rain!

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There were a few loos but they were pretty cramped & smelly

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The rain soon stopped so we decided to head back into the marquees which were now much less crowded – this is the flower marquee and a display of cactii

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A lot of people seemed to be coming into this marquee all at once to see the flowers

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These bonsai trees were very good from the mendip bonsai studio – they were very expensive!

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More flowers & plants for sale

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these murals were quite good on the side of the floral marquee

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ready, steady, GARDEN!

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Apple FM were covering the event

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some wicker animals in wilton lands – this is the first time wilton lands has formed part of the flower show area

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first aid dummies

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home made wines – a nice variety of colours of wine

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this was a display of live bees in a honeycomb

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a sheepdog display in the main arena

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the competition marquee had hundreds of different competitions on display – here are some prize tomatoes

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An art competition

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more artistic competitions for the younger age groups

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the porter dodson photo competitions – “feet” seemed to be on the agenda this year

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i quite liked the shot with all the worker’s boots, although it does not appear to have been awarded a prize