RHS Chelsea Flower Show
News, views and background on this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Hydrangeas were high-profile at shows this autumn with the Four Oaks Trade Show best nursery stock plant award won by Hydrangea macrophylla 'Miss Saori' from Javado, which also won prizes at the HTA National Plant Show and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
A "gangsta gardener" whose talk on the TED website has been viewed 2.1 million times is due to give his first UK speech at a special event in Sheffield.
Director at Blakedown Landscapes Operations Jon Griffin is celebrating 25 years with the company today.
The first day of the garden retail trade show Glee, which runs until Tuesday 16 September at Birmingham's NEC exhibition centre, has seen the award of the £5,000 GIMA seed corn fund prize to SteadyPost for its FenceFins fence post anchor system.
The RHS is seeking a new Chelsea Flower Show manager to replace Saul Walker, who has left after a year.
The team behind last year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show Stoke-on-Trent garden is in discussions with Chinese investors as a result of exhibiting - despite not returning in 2015.
'I hope that people start moving away from drifts of umbellifers and perennial grasses,' says Crocus co-founder Peter Clay.
So another spring has passed and with it a quite splendid RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Each year the RHS with its sponsors provides an extravaganza called the Chelsea Flower Show.
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