Veg at Chelsea Flower Show 2017

By KG contributor, Steve Neal At the Chelsea Flower Show this year there was a small yet significant presence of vegetables among the blooms. But they punched well above their weight and visitors craned their necks to catch a glimpse of what was on offer. Just off the main drag it was Radio 2’s Chris Evans Taste Garden that pulled…
Sparsholt College launches garden for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Sparsholt College launches garden for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Sparsholt College has partnered with Plant Heritage 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 Collection® scheme and Threatened Plants Project and how people across the UK can become actively involved in conservation of…

Edible Garden for Chelsea’s Great Pavilion

See the totally edible garden being produced by the Miracle-Gro Company at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.  According to Vicky Page, the company’s spokesperson, “We are packing the raised beds with an amazing variety of edible flowers, productive fruit trees and a host of different vegetables that will be displayed in tip-top condition.” The Miracle-Gro’wers Urban School Garden will be…
Chelsea Fringe at Nine Elms on the South Bank

Chelsea Fringe at Nine Elms on the South Bank

Nine Elms on the South Bank is drawing together a programme of local activities as part of #Chelsea Fringe. The international garden festival that’s now in its fourth year and celebrates everything from guerrilla gardeners to community projects and large-scale installations. The programme at Nine Elms draws inspiration from the area’s horticultural and industrial heritage, celebrates the area’s flourishing green…
Pennard Plants and Roots and Shoots celebrate Kipling's 150th anniversary

Pennard Plants and Roots and Shoots celebrate Kipling’s 150th anniversary

“This should really be the goodwill garden,” says Roots and Shoots Director Linda Philips of the Rudyard Kipling inspired garden the London charity is creating in the Grand Pavilion at Chelsea Flower Show with Pennard Plants. #Chelsea #Garden #Horticulture “It’s built on many thousands of pounds of goodwill and generosity and very little money, £5,740 to be exact. Not your…