Earlier in the year I got a phone call from an Irish designer asking if I was interested in having my pots on his show stand. I hadn’t heard of the show before as it was’t in England but after a little research I found out that Bloom In The Park Garden Show was a pretty nice affair and so decided that it was worth a punt. The Pots had to be painted bright orange to match a sponsors colours which was actually pretty close to the colour of the rust effect that I do.
The garden turned out to be stunning and Kevin did a great job in presenting his ideas and the pots which took centre stage in the bright orange finish. There was a very nice concrete garden roof constructed as well which complemented the geometric form well.
I didn’t do the colour myself as it was easier for Kevin to have done after delivery but I think it worked out really well. It is possible to have my planters coloured at an extra cost and I usually say £100 set up fee and £50 per planter depending on volume.
The garden ended up winning several awards including more than one Gold medal so it was well received by both public and professional eyes.
Hopefully the people going to Bloom liked my pots and saw the potential of having them in their own gardens. They are quite different and can scare some people off but as Kevin showed, when they are used right they make a real statement in the garden that can create a sculptural feature.