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Postcard from Chelsea #5: Shiny new plants

The Plant of the Year competition at Chelsea has only been running a few years, but it’s really shone the spotlight on one of the things the show has always done well. 188 more words


RHS Chelsea - the flowers, food, folk & funky stuff!!

As RHS Chelsea 2016 comes to an end, here’s my take on the best flower show in the world; the fancy gardens, the flowers, the food, the folk I met and the funky stuff… 1,028 more words

Postcard from Chelsea #4: Visions of loveliness

Planting combination of the week for me was this soft confection of ethereal pastels from Hay Joung Hwang on the LG Smart Garden: Eremurus robustus… 23 more words


Planting Palettes: Reflections on RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Returning home from Chelsea yesterday and on waking this morning my main recollections of the show were all infused with colour, my brain still awash with the contrasts and blends which lent a particular character to each garden and plant exhibit. 1,439 more words


Postcard from Chelsea #3: Floating pretty

It takes some doing to create a garden in a 7m x 5m space which is so complex, so detailed and so atmospheric it can take you halfway across the world in a second. 197 more words