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Prince Harry brings slice of Africa to Chelsea Flower Show with Sentebale garden

News from Telegraph.co.uk: “He also has his own ideas and there’s still one which is a work in progress which may or may not come off. It’s rather an ambitious one though!” The central feature of the garden will be a hut based on one of the buildings at the Mamohato centre, which will open [...]

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Garden book bites: Companion planting and shrub gardens from Chelsea …

News from OregonLive.com: DIY gardener and landscaper Sally Peterson pores over garden-related books with a Pacific Northwest perspective. Here are her mini reviews:  by Josie Jeffery ($ 17.99, Ten Speed Press): Horticulture and garden design expert Josie Jeffery runs SeedFreedom, which promotes seed diversity. In this new book, she studies the ancient, all-natural method of placing the right [...]

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Lord of the Rings garden designer wins 2014 Chelsea Flower Show gold medal …

News from Examiner.com: The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) was on the cutting edge at the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show this May when they asked Dave Fountain Designs to create The Mind’s Eye Garden for them. The gold medal-winning entry for Best Fresh Garden served to give those in attendance the opportunity [...]

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Chelsea Flower Show arthritis garden revealed

News from Horticulture Week: By Matthew Appleby Wednesday, 19 December 2012 Garden designer Chris Beardshaw will be telling a very personal story in the design of his show garden for Arthritis Research UK at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013, having lived with a form of the disease since his early teens. Chelsea Flower Show garden [...]

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In the Garden Again: At Chelsea With the Roses

News from Huffington Post: We are certainly the lucky ones. A few weeks ago I took my Trustees and horticultural colleagues from NYBG to the opening night of the famous, over-the-top Chelsea Flower Show in London. This is the annual floral and garden design extravaganza presented by the venerable Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and dating [...]

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Gardening | Gardening trends from the Chelsea Flower Show

News from MyrtleBeachOnline.com: It takes a while for the visual overload to percolate through the brain. I’m referring to my recent trip to the Chelsea Flower Show, the most famous and influential flower show in the world. The London show is considered an indicator of trends and new directions in garden design. The Royal Horticultural [...]

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Abergavenny florist ‘thrilled’ at Chelsea flower show prize

News from Free Press Series: Abergavenny florist ‘thrilled’ at Chelsea flower show prize 5:25pm Thursday 31st May 2012 in Monmouthshire news By Hayley Mills Charlotte Cook with her silver award Two Monmouthshire competitors at the Chelsea Flower Show have come away with prizes. A young florist from Abergavenny won silver at the show, while Penhow [...]

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Birmingham florist wins accolade at Chelsea Flower Show

News from Birmingham Mail: A BIRMINGHAM florist is celebrating after her eye-catching creation impressed judges at the Chelsea Flower Show. Sherrie Phelps, of Birmingham florist B1 Blooms at the ICC, was awarded the silver medal for RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year. The master florist had to go head to head with a dozen other [...]

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Chelsea Flower Show: A garden inspired by a war zone

News from BBC News: 25 May 2012 Last updated at 07:13 ET By Stephanie Hegarty BBC World Service Continue reading the main story The time Britain slid into chaos Does the Queen do fashion? The city that loves to grumble Which countries work the longest hours? Not many gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show in [...]

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Irish florist in full bloom after win at Chelsea show

News from Irish Independent: IRISH florist Jenny Murphy not only clinched gold at the prestigious Chelsea Flower show yesterday, she also won the sought-after title of Florist of the Year. The 32-year-old from Co Meath had became the first Irish competitor to qualify for the London-based competition and she has now become the first to [...]

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