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…

Finally: Grow your Own is starting to make sense…

Woo-hoo! I managed to nab one of the last tickets for James Wong’s extra special talk at the RHS Lindley Library this week! I was sat amongst the highest concentration of gardening knowledge for miles around, and that wasn’t just the books! As the room filled up, the audience got to sup a complimentary glass…

Plants for the future workshop with the RHS

I was really excited to be invited to a special workshop at RHS Wisley, entitled ‘Plants for the Future’, which brought together plant breeders, product developers, growers, national collection holders, plant licensing companies and other enthusiasts, all with the common interest of NEW PLANTS! The knowledge and skills in that room were quite phenomenal. I…

Does the Chelsea Flower Show have a trend this year…?

I think the answer is no, there is no definitive trend at Chelsea Flower Show this year. If anything, the ‘trend’ is doing what you want, being unashamed, using colour (heck, even using marigolds)… and I can’t help feeling there’s a cheeky, youthful attitude infiltrating and influencing¬†the show too!