While the selection of cut flowers and bedding plants was amazing, the crowds were quite thick. So we stopped for a break in Treacle, where they were cultivating cupcakes instead:
I think this could be the way forward on the allotment!
But somehow I missed the large sign over the counter warning customers not to use the 'c-word' (coffee!). Luckily Ali was more with-it and ordered two strong builder's teas to wash down our mini cupcakes:
The displays were fab, and we actually visited twice to take it all in: bakeware, china, tea towels, oven gloves, and other colorful goodies arranged along shelves, on tables and windowsills, and in vintage pastry cabinets.
This poster says it all:
And carry on we did, right on down the road to Ryantown, home of all things Rob Ryan...
proving there's much more to Columbia Road than just flowers!