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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 […]

The ‘Hillier’s Spring’ garden

The 2017 Hillier Chelsea Flower Show garden has been inspired by one simple word – Spring. The ‘Hillier’s Spring’ garden will bring together the word in all its meanings. From seasonality and the anticipation of the first growth, foliage and flower; to a sense of movement and dynamism, all fuelled with a spirit of excitement […]

Lavandula ‘Silver Line’ launched for Esther Rantzen’s charity

Hillier Nurseries has announced that the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 will see the introduction of Lavandula ‘Silver Line’ in aid of The Silver Line charity, founded by Dame Esther Rantzen DBE. The stunning new lavender will be planted within the Sarah Eberle designed ‘Hillier in Springtime’ exhibit in Chelsea’s Great Pavilion, where it will […]

‘Hillier in Springtime’

Hillier reveals landmark Chelsea design by Sarah Eberle, as nursery moves from the Monument site for first time in over 20 years. Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres are embarking on a series of Chelsea firsts in 2016 in an exciting new development for the 152 year-old family-owned nursery. For the first time in over two […]

Sparsholt College launches garden for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Sparsholt College has partnered with Plant Heritage (formerly known as the NCCPG), the world’s leading cultivated plant conservation and membership charity to tell the story of The People’s Plants for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The garden will highlight the important work of the charity Plant Heritage, including their Plant Guardian Scheme, National Plant […]

Growing a patch of Jordan in Hampshire

Jordan isn’t the first place you would think of if you had to come up with a country with a similar climate to Hampshire. For a start it’s a lot hotter and drier. That makes many of the native plants there very unlikely to turn up in Hook, but that is where a few thousand […]

Four New Plant Introductions on the Brewin Dolphin Garden

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has always been the place to showcase new, rare and beautiful plants and this year is no exception. The Brewin Dolphin Garden designed by eminent nurserywoman Rosy Hardy will launch four new varieties of herbaceous perennial. Rosy regularly uses the classic Cirsium rivulare Atropurpureum but this garden will host an […]