RHS Chelsea Flower Show

News, views and background on this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

RHS Chelsea medals announced with Andy Sturgeon/Daily Telegraph best in show

RHS Chelsea medals announced with Andy Sturgeon/Daily Telegraph best in show

The RHS has announced show garden and nursery medals, with best in show revealed as Andy Sturgeon for his geologically-inspired garden for the Daily Telegraph, built by Crocus.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show News

Hillier open days offer inspiration

Hillier open days offer inspiration

Hillier Nurseries' chairman Robert Hillier has emphasised the importance of the three P's - politics, promotion and plants:

Success of Geranium 'Rozanne' website prompts new launch

Success of Geranium 'Rozanne' website prompts new launch

A new website launches next month targeting retailers and consumers after experts found Geranium "Rozanne" - the Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Centenary - was one of the most popular plants on social media with over 73,000 Facebook followers.

Garden industry joins forces to fund Chelsea garden to honour Peter Seabrook

Garden industry joins forces to fund Chelsea garden to honour Peter Seabrook

Bents Garden & Home, Mr Fothergill's, and Seiont Nurseries are among horticulture businesses who are pooling resources and creativity to produce an industry garden for next year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

CED Stone sponsors memorial garden

CED Stone sponsors memorial garden

The Midlands depot of natural stone specialist CED Stone, based in Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire, has helped garden designer Jackie Setchfield, to supply materials for 'Rosie's Garden' at West Bridgford Junior School.

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The 5000 Poppies Project - VIDEO

The 5000 Poppies Project - VIDEO

This video takes a closer look at a collaboration between acclaimed landscape designer Phillip Johnson and the creators of the 5000 Poppies Project seen at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

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From The Editor - Rewarding the UK's Custodians

From The Editor - Rewarding the UK's Custodians

One of the highlights of the horticulture calendar this year was the presentation in the summer of the inaugural Horticulture Week Custodian Awards at London's Chelsea Physic Garden, where outstanding gardens and parks management teams from right across the UK were recognised for their achievements by their peers.

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Tiarella 'Angel Wings'

Tiarella 'Angel Wings'

Tiarella 'Angel Wings' was launched at Four Oaks by Seiont Nurseries which has exhibited continuously at Four Oaks for more than 35 years.

Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16

Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16

Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16 from Pentland Plants has an upright mounding habit and a stable star pattern in the pink flower.

Bidens 'Moonlight'

Bidens 'Moonlight'

New plant launches from Thompson & Morgan include Bidens 'Moonlight', Bidens 'Firelight' and Bidens 'Fairylight'.

Petunia 'Splash'

Petunia 'Splash'

Schneider Youngplants sales manger Simon Wright says the Dutch grower's new launch Petunia 'Splash' is UK breeding that thrives in our climate from the start of spring though to winter.

Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion)

Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion)

Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion) was bred by Tully Nurseries in Bally Boughal, Co Dublin, Ireland.

Hebe 'High Voltage'

Hebe 'High Voltage'

Hebe 'High Voltage' was bred by Neil Alcock from Caemarfon, Gwynedd.