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May 25, 2013

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 – The Arthritis Research UK Garden by Chris Beardshaw

I was so pleased to hear today that Chris Beardshaw's show garden, The Arthritis Research UK Garden, has won the People's Choice Award at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. When I first saw Chris's garden on Monday at Press Day, I was completely taken by it and especially the striking sculpture below b…

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May 25, 2012

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – The Show Gardens

I hope you've enjoyed reading my blog posts about the Show Gardens designed by Jo Thompson, Cleve West, Joe Swift and Andy Sturgeon. Today's blog post features images of the other twelve, starting with the gold medal winners. Above and immediately below is Arne Maynard's beautiful design for Laurent…

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May 19, 2012

Flowerona reflects: flowers & fringes

I hope you've had a great week... Twitter has been buzzing with tweets about the RHS Chelsea Flower Show which takes place next week. It's such a great way for everyone to share their experiences during the build-up to the show. There have been quite a few videos too.  On the RHS Chelsea Flower …

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April 24, 2012

RHS Cardiff Show 2012 – Flowerona Highlights

Last Friday, I visited the RHS Cardiff Show at Bute Park with garden designer, Lisa Cox and today's blog post features my highlights from the show. It's the first RHS outdoor show of the year and it coincided with National Gardening Week. Firstly, here are a selection of the show gardens. Sho…

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January 27, 2012

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Preview of the Show Gardens

One of the highlights of 2011 for me was attending the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London. And today's blog post features an overview of the Show Gardens, together with a selection of photos which I took at the event. I know it's only January (!) but there's already a lot of buzz about this year's sho…

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