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Sponsored by Savills, the global real estate services provider and award-winning artist and sculptor, David Harber. Designed by Andrew Duff MSGD Award-winning international artist and RHS Chelsea Flower Show stalwart, David Harber, is thrilled to announce that he will once again sponsor a Main Avenue Show Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. The[…]

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With a burst of artistic flair, Viking, the award-winning river and ocean cruise line, unveils its garden ahead of the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Following the success of Viking’s gold-medal winning wellness garden in 2018, the ‘Art of Viking’ reflects the brand’s Nordic heritage and promises to offer visitors an immersive and culturally enriching[…]

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For the first time HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has co-designed a garden for the Royal Horticultural Society at the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show (21-25 May 2019), sponsored by M&G Investments. The RHS Back to Nature Garden has been designed by The Duchess of Cambridge and Award Winning Landscape Architects Andree Davies and[…]

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Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchids have become one of the U.K’s most popular houseplants.  In my early experience of horticulture orchids were considered collectors plants for the expert and could be vastly expensive.  In more recent times much progress has been made with propagation in laboratories, which has led to mass production and therefore a vast[…]

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The flower shows throughout the year display horticulture at it’s finest. Whether you are a gardening novice or much more experienced, we can all do with the inspiration that these shows provide.  You may take ideas from the many show gardens, or simply discover a new or unusual plant that would be perfect for that[…]

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Polianthes Tuberosa (Tuberose) is a half hardy, deciduous,  tuberous perennial native to Mexico. It’s main attraction is it’s glorious scent.  The essence of the flowers is used to produce some of the world’s finest perfumes. It is reputed to be the most scented bulb of all. The delicious scent is strongest in the evenings. Erect[…]

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Camellias are evergreen shrubs or small trees.  Their flowering periods vary from autumn to spring. They are hardy in most parts of the U.K.  They are originally woodland plants native to India, Japan and China.  To mimic their woodland conditions they are best grown in shelter and light shade.  Morning sun on the dew covered[…]

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  The UK’s largest repository of dried garden plants will be available online after the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) digitised its collection of specimens dating from 1731, future-proofing it for gardeners. More than 86,000 dried specimens stored at RHS Garden Wisley have now been sorted and photographed with the support of the National Lottery through[…]

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Whether you are an avid seasoned gardener or a novice there is always new things to be learnt and events to be enjoyed.  Here we bring you a range of courses and events arranged by the renowned TV presenter and garden and food writer Sarah Raven.  From cut flower gardening to vegetable gardening there is[…]

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