Double H in RHS Chelsea Flower Show orchid educational display

'Love Orchids - the Story of Phalaenopsis' by Double H Nurseries offers visitors an insight into how orchids grow, how long they take to develop, and how flowering is initiated.

'Love Orchids - the Story of Phalaenopsis' by Double H Nurseries

The display, in RHS Chelsea Flower Show Discovery Zone science and education area also features among other exhibits a United Nations 2016 the ‘International Year of the Pulse’ Capel Manor College exhibit called ‘Beans, Beans’.

Coventry University’s ‘Healthy Gardens, Healthy Gardeners’ exhibit highlights the physical impact of gardening on the body, proving that – if done correctly – this undervalued form of exercise can offer green-fingered enthusiasts an extremely beneficial work-out.

Sparsholt College investigates the work of Plant Heritage National Plant Collections with six interactive computers with graphics to show the plants’ value and out-of-season features.

The Tamil Nadu Kitchen Garden Project by Tom Hoblyn will demonstrate how supplying seeds, Grifaid aqua filters and organic techniques can have a positive impact on communities. 

‘The Low Allergy Garden’ by the Royal College of Pathologists features a garden full of flowering plants, trees and shrubs not associated with respiratory allergies in humans. 

The British Ecological Society explains how best to attract pollinators to gardens across the UK in order to tackle their globally declining numbers due to pesticides and the loss of suitable flowers.

Scotts Miracle-Gro presents its Urban School Garden, featuring a playground theme with a wide variety of edible plants alongside picture boards to convey the benefits of school growing and the productive and enjoyable benefits an urban area.

Celebrating 125 years since the British Pteridological Society was founded, the fern society’s display will offer examples of successful combinations for dry, shady, damp and sunny conditions to ensure each visitor finds the right fern to suit their surroundings.

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