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Matt Keightley talks about his RHS Feel Good Garden

We met Matt Keightley as he inspected his Chelsea Flower Show plants at Hook-based nursery Hortus Loci. He told us about his RHS Feel Good show garden: “It’s inspired by the work we’re doing for the health and wellbeing garden we’re doing for Wisley. I want it to be an immersive space. No matter how […]








Sparsholt students and Help for Heroes success at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The student team at Sparsholt College hoped for medal success at RHS Chelsea 2018 but they did better than that – they were awarded Best Discovery Exhibit as well as a Gold. Sparsholt teamed up with the charity Help for Heroes to create the garden, The Force for Good, which tells the powerful story of […]








Celebrating the pea at RHS Chelsea

Southampton-born Dr Catherine MacDonald is again designing a Chelsea garden for Seedlip – creators of the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirits. It will be the first time a garden has been designed for Chelsea using plants solely from one family, Fabaceae (pea). Fabaceae is the third largest family with nearly 20,000 species including peas, beans, […]








Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018

Hillier, the most successful exhibitor in the history of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, has announced details of its 2018 garden. “STIHL Inspiration” by Hillier will take on a more rustic theme than previously featured in Hillier’s exhibits with corten steel throughout, and orange and blue flowering plants will add warmth alongside the traditional feature […]








VTB Capital Garden – Spirit of Cornwall at RHS Chelsea

Hampshire nursery Hortus Loci are growing for Chelsea Flower Show 2018’s The VTB Capital Garden – ‘Spirit of Cornwall’ – a unique creative collaboration not usually seen in the industry, bringing together garden designers, architects, a composer, musicians and a sculptor. Garden design is by multi award-winning garden designers Stuart Charles Towner & Bethany Williams, […]








The Lemon Tree Trust: Growing Food, Growing Home, Growing Dignity

A garden inspired by the resilience, determination and ingenuity of refugees living in Domiz camp in Northern Iraq will be unveiled at the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Lemon Tree Trust Garden, designed with the input of refugees, is a first in the show’s 105-year history and highlights the importance of gardens and gardening to […]








Sparsholt College Mighty Greens RHS Chelsea garden

Sparsholt College has announced their partners and ‘Mighty Greens’ garden design for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 23-27 May 2017. The College has joined forces with salad brand Steve’s Leaves and the University of Southampton, where research on watercress and other leafy salad crops has been underway for the past decade. The Mighty Greens […]








The Jeremy Vine Texture Garden

The Jeremy Vine Texture Garden is one of five new ‘BBC Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens’ at the 2017 world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23 – 27 May). The Texture Garden, designed by Matt Keightley, will appeal to our sense of touch. Soft, feathery grasses will be juxtaposed with sharp pine bushes. A wall […]








The Jo Whiley Scent Garden

The Jo Whiley Scent Garden is designed by Tamara Bridge, 2015 RHS Young Designer of the Year, and Kate Savill. The Garden is one the ‘BBC Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens’ at the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The theme of this garden is scent memories and the design duo have asked fragrance designer Jo […]








The Zoe Ball Listening Garden

The Zoe Ball Listening Garden is one of five new ‘BBC Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens’ at the 2017 world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23 – 27 May). The Listening Garden, designed by writer, broadcaster and designer, James Alexander Sinclair, will feature three long water troughs with large steel trays full of gravel. As […]