The team at Smithy’s Garden is celebrating Grenada being awarded its 7th Gold Medal at Chelsea. We supplied 92 stems of orchids as well as foliage to the 2009 display! Congrats to Suzanne and the team for a wonderful display!
Smithy’s Garden supplied 92 stems of orchids to the 2009 Grenada at Chelsea display. Our newest red strap Vanda plant which produced two outstanding stems were the best of the lot, followed by four giant red and fuchsia spiders and
New plantings include the red and the pink tulip ginger, the giant heliconia caribee and sexy pink! The heliconia wagonaria is going off, but the stool of musa velveteen has sent out two bunches of ornamental bananas!
We are still trying to repair the copper which cracked in two places, so the water lilies are drying out while the repairs are underway.
The anthuriums are blooming more frequently since we renovated the shade houses.
The crop of red plums is smaller than last year, probably due to late pruning. Still trying to find a remedy for the black ants!