Chelsea Flower Show

Help for Heroes garden to honour war heroes

A garden is to be built in honour of forces’ charity Help for Heroes at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. The plot, designed by 29 year-old Matthew Keightley,…

Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach (copyright: IPC)

Ringo Starr drums up support for WaterAid

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has called on gardeners to dig deep and help save sick kids living in poverty. Ringo is backing WaterAid, a charity working in 27 countries.…

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Michelle’s blog: A Chelsea point of view

The Chelsea Flower Show seems to come round quicker every year. The gardens were all amazing and I am sure, if you went or watched the coverage on TV you…

The Brewin Dolphin Garden

Brewin Dolphin garden wins best-in-show at Chelsea

The Brewin Dolphin garden by Cleve West has won gold and best-in-show at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Cleve’s Main Avenue masterpiece highlighted the popularity of topiary, and aimed to…

Rosa 'Comte de Chambord' growing through a hazel dome

Ideas to take home from Chelsea Flower Show 2012

Chelsea Flower Show is always about lavish displays, fantasy and drama, but if you ignore the noise above and focus in on the quieter details of the gardens, there’s often…

RHS Chelsea will have competition in 2012

Rival show for Chelsea

Rebel gardeners are planning to stage a major alternative to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2012. The Chelsea Fringe (19 May to 9 June) will be a London-wide festival…