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Sparsholt College launches RHS Chelsea 2024 entry

Sparsholt College has teamed up with The Colegrave Seabrook Foundation to create Sparsholt’s 2024 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Discovery entry ‘Plants, Routes & Branches’. They celebrated the launch of the garden with a morning unveiling the design joined by Sparsholt College Alumni and Industry Professionals. Visitors gathered at the college’s Hampshire Rural Business Centre to […]

Triple award-winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden to bloom on at Exbury Gardens to help those with rare dementias

A stunning sanctuary garden designed for those living with rare dementias and their carers, that won three top awards at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is now on display at Exbury Gardens. The National Brain Appeal’s ‘Rare Space’ garden, designed by Charlie Hawkes and funded by Project Giving Back, won a gold medal, best Sanctuary Garden […]

Four Hillier plants in the running for RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year title

The shortlist for Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been revealed, with Hillier Garden Centres being responsible for four of the 19 plants recognised. Three of the four Hillier plants put forward this year are the new introductions launched at BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair in April, all of which were […]

Sparsholt College Group launches ‘Rustic Recipes Reimagined’ entry for 2023 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Sparsholt College has launched this year’s RHS Chelsea Garden entry ‘Rustic Recipes Reimagined’ which is inspired by tasty recipes from medieval cookery books that can all be foraged from the local countryside or grown in UK gardens. The 2023 garden is designed by Sparsholt’s multiple-medal-winning-team including Chris Bird who is celebrating his 25th RHS Chelsea […]

Photos of RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021

For the first time ever, the RHS held Chelsea in September, which gave the opportunity to show off a different range of planting with some fantastic autumn colours. Find out more about the Hampshire connections to Chelsea Flower Show 2021

See a Chelsea Flower Show garden in Hampshire

Rosy and Rob Hardy have unveiled what would have been their final display at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants Announce Retirement from RHS Chelsea Flower Show

After almost three decades and an incredible 24 RHS Gold Medals, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants has announced their retirement from exhibiting at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Hardy’s were due to present their finale exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2021 with their largest ever exhibit. Sadly, as RHS Chelsea has had to be […]

Growing for RHS Chelsea during a pandemic

Planning for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show happens many months before the event. Once the gardens are designed, the plants then need to be grown for the show so that they’re in peak condition for the event. But throw a pandemic into the mix and the usual time frames go out the window. Hampshire nursery […]

Last RHS Chelsea for Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants

After almost three decades and an incredible 24 RHS Gold Medals, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants will create their largest and most stunning display at RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year

The Natural Kalendar garden

Sparsholt College has teamed up with Gilbert White & The Oates Collections to create Sparsholt’s 2020 RHS Chelsea garden entry ‘The Natural Kalendar’