Showing you how to get the Chelsea look for less!

Fashion in gardens and plants exists, and it’s alive and well at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show! But, how can you re-create some of the buzzing trends in your own backyard or patio. I was invited onto ITV This Morning to show Philip and Holly how! Watch the video online here I really enjoyed my…

The RHS Chelsea Show 2016 in pictures

The greatest flower show on earth is almost coming to an end. Later today, the bell shall ring, and gardeners will get dirty, as the grand sell off begins! Within just a few hours, the show benches will be bare, but plenty of happy faces will be clutching giant Delphiniums as they make their tube journey…

How the Chelsea Flower Show is made

My contribution to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show every year is really minuscule, compared to almost everyone else on the site! My responsibility is to prepare the entries for Plant of the Year, and deliver them in a steadily-driven Volvo. The 6 months up to this point will have included worrying, pruning, preening, heating, cooling… as I’m trying to…

How not to win Best New Plant at Chelsea!

OH, the Chelsea Flower Show, it’s a monster! Every single plant must be pristine, and that takes a huge amount of skill, energy, and the growing of 1000’s of plants! Like many exhibitors, the Chelsea journey begins the year before! So, last summer, we sat back and identified which plants we wanted to enter into the plant of the…