The sun shone, the bands played and a prince arrived in a horse drawn carriage.
The world famous Wichford Pottery is hosting three talks by eminent horticulturists.
It may be the start of the holiday season but Ed reminds us there is still plenty to do out in the garden to help produce good crops of edible and ornamental produce.
Sue has a varied week looking at pests and diseases, lawn mowers and the stunning views from the gardens at Dartington.
We look at a new product, the 'Pyramid Insect Hotel' by Wildlife World.