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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’



Chewton Glen and Blue Forest create spectacular treehouse for RHS Chelsea

Strictly Come Dancing stars Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell will open Blue Forest and Chewton Glen’s spectacular treehouse at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The couple, who enjoyed a recent stay in a fabulous treehouse at Chewton Glen, are hugely popular with families and were the natural choice for the occasion. Blue Forest is delighted […]



Hardy’s launch new plants at RHS Chelsea

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants will be launching three new long flowering perennials at Chelsea Flower Show 2019



Own a part of BBC Countryfile history

Bag a part of BBC TV history when thousands of plants from Countryfile’s 30th anniversary celebratory show garden from RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show go on sale at Hook’s Hortus Loci nursery. The wildlife garden, by celebrity designer and TV presenter Ann-Marie Powell, was one of the highlights of last week’s RHS show and […]



BBC TV stars help Hampshire designer officially open her RHS Hampton show garden

‘Rias de Galicia: A Garden at the End of the Earth’ Hampshire designer Rose McMonigall was helped by members of BBC’s Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago cast, Neil Morrissey, Raphael Rowe and Reverend Kate Bottley to officially open her silver medal-winning show garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Following the success of the […]



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 […]