In the beautiful setting of Chatsworth House, the show opens on the Wednesday and runs for five days. This year we exhibited both dahlias and gladioli on two separate displays. The gladioli display was judged as a gold medal exhibit with top varieties being Rigoletto and Bonfire. The dahlia display was awarded a silver gilt medal which was a good achievement so early in the growing season. Top varieties here being Anna Cornelia and Pooh. Visitors loved the vibrant colours and different shapes of the cactus, decorative, ball, poms and waterlily varieties. The show is in its third year and was well attended and is growing year on year.