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Chelsea - The Modern Slavery Garden

Amongst the madness, beauty and razzmatazz of Chelsea this year, there was a garden with a powerful message. The Modern Slavery Garden, designed by Juliet Sargeant, the first female black designer in Chelsea’s 103 year history. 446 more words

Garden And Show Visits

The English Summer

It’s been a week of treats, with invitations to events marking the start of the English summer.  But first, a note about the weather.

The English like moaning about the weather.  475 more words

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Last week I went to Chelsea Flower Show 🌸🌺🌹🌷 for the first time. The sun ☀️ was shining which was a good start, and we spent a couple of hours enjoying the garden 🌳 and floral displays 🌷.   211 more words


Come on folks - get busy with the unicorn dung

What a splendid day we had at Chelsea!  The sun shone, the flowers amazed, and even the surprisingly LONG QUEUE TO WASH YOUR HANDS after the loo (!) did not deter us from enjoying our day (there was some disgracefully sexist talk in the line about how long men would queue for, to wash their hands). 1,131 more words

Flower of the month: Clematis


The flower of the month this time is the CLEMATIS…..Belonging to the buttercup family you will find approximately 300 species, which mainly originate from China and Japan. 458 more words

Flower Of The Month

RHS Chelsea Flower Show - 2016

May is an exciting time in London as it marks the beginning of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The streets of Chelsea are filled with floral displays celebrating this amazing event and all the talented people involved! 277 more words


In a Vase at Chelsea

What a strikingly colourful display in the Grand Pavilion! See those vases?

I wish I’d looked more closely at this stall now but I was on the hunt for alliums to add to the few I have in my garden and spotted a spectacular display by the Dutch specialist, … 200 more words