Once the initial wonder of the show gardens has subsided at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, I like to home in on the smaller details and ideas to take home to my own plot, which I write about every month in Modern Gardens magazine. I recorded my first impressions of this year’s show on my blog… Read More »
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023
It was a b-i-g day in the horticultural calendar yesterday. The start of RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Monday is the Press and VIP day, when film crews and photographers are swarming everywhere, the finishing touches are being added to the displays, celebrities are out in force, and if the Royal Family do make a visit,… Read More »
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022: the return!
Two Chelsea Flower Shows in one year is an incredible achievement for both organisers and participants. Last September’s Chelsea was a little subdued, perhaps, with everyone feeling their way in the Covid world, happy to be out, but still cautious. This May, things were back with a flourish, and a very special sense of excitement… Read More »
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021
This was my first visit to RHS Chelsea Flower Show. I have always wanted to go, but for various reasons, I’d never managed it, so I was very pleased to finally walk through the hallowed gates, which were suitably festooned with seasonal flowers and foliage. This year’s show was always going to be a bit… Read More »