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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has revealed what plants, designs and activities it expects to prove popular with the UK’s 27 million gardeners in 2020. Drawing on the expertise of horticultural experts from its gardens, retail centres, science and communities teams, the charity has shortlisted what it thinks the new year has in store for[…]

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The summer school holidays are coming up fast, which means the playgrounds will be packed and the streets and gardens will be chock-full of playful, rollicking children, burning off their energy and keeping their bodies active. Or perhaps not. With children’s ever-increasing screen time, it’s more likely that there’ll be a curious quietness around. If[…]

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  In 2018, 57% of Brits opted for a ‘staycation’ rather than travelling abroad.* This trend is set to continue into 2019 with people delaying holiday plans due to economic and political uncertainty created by the Brexit process and with last summer’s prolonged heatwave many holidaymakers will be thinking it’s best to stay put this[…]

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  From Wednesday, June 5, thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the magnificent 1,000 acre Chatsworth Estate as it is transformed into a gardener’s paradise with exciting new content including a mass planting of 6,000 Dahlia (Dalina Maxi) ‘Salinas Bicolor’, an impressive Power of Trees feature and a spectacular floral immersion experience. Liz[…]

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The RHS Garden for Wildlife: Wild Woven, at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, 5-9 June, will demonstrate how the UK’s 24 million gardens can be transformed into a network of nature reserves. The garden, designed by Sharon Hockenhull, focuses on encouraging once common garden visitors such as hedgehogs, house sparrows and starlings back through native and[…]

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  • Striking display of thousands of Dahlias • Incredible sensory floral immersion experience • Power of Trees celebration From 5-9 June, the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) newest Show, RHS Chatsworth Flower Show partnered by Wedgwood will return to the magnificent 1,000acre Chatsworth Estate bursting with exciting new content including a mass planting of thousands[…]

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  The design for The RHS Back to Nature Garden, co-designed by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge and Landscape Architects Andree Davies and Adam White, for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by M&G Investments, has been unveiled. Key elements of the woodland Garden include a beautifully crafted hollow log for children to climb[…]

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The Campaign for Female Education launches ‘Giving Girls in Africa a Space to Grow’   Cambridge, UK – November 28, 2018 – As part of a year of 25th anniversary celebrations, The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) will unveil its first ever garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (21-25 May 2019). The CAMFED Garden:[…]

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  Montessori St Nicholas reveals its Centenary Children’s Garden design The UK’s leading charity for Montessori education, Montessori St Nicholas has collaborated with award-winning landscape designer Jody Lidgard, to create a Space to Grow garden at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The design is intended to demonstrate children’s keen interest in planting, growing and[…]

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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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