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Hampton Court Flower Show 2010

The LEGOLAND Pirates Landing Garden
The Living Room Garden
The Girlguiding UK Centenary Garden
The Urban Retreat Garden
Tyrrells Harvest Celebration Garden
An Uprising of Kindness Garden
The Copella Bee Garden
A Matter of Urgency Garden
Sadolin’s Revive and Refresh Garden
The Combat Stress Therapeutic Garden
Work, Rest and Play Garden
The Playful Garden
Tourism Thailand Garden
Birchfield Garden

Hampton Court Flower Show 2013

Macmillan Legacy Garden
The McCarthy & Stone Garden
The Ecover Garden
A Valley Garden
The Singing Tree Garden
Vestra Wealth's Jardin du Gourmet
The One Show Garden
The QEF Garden for Joy

Hampton Court Flower Show 2016

All The Worlds A Stage Garden

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 1616. Hampton Court Palace and Shakespeare share a rich history together so where better to celebrate Shakespeare’s talent as a literary artist than Hampton Court Palace Flower Show?

Outside Inside for NAPS Garden

Emma Bannister CMLI & Ben Donadel of EMJ architects Have designed this years RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Garden for The National Association of Premenstrual Syndrome

The Squires Garden

Squire’s 80th Anniversary Show Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Crabtree & Evelyn Garden

A garden to captivate the senses, by garden designer Jade Goto, The Botanical Studio Garden combines the heritage of  Crabtree & Evelyn with their modern day vision.

Witan Investment Trust PLC Global Growth Garden

Inspired by the new, exciting Witan Investment Trust PLC Global Growth Garden project at RHS Hyde Hall (opening Spring 2017), this garden seeks to demonstrate the fabulous selection of edible plants from the World over which can be grown in the UK. Some are familiar but which, many may not know, have an edible element (e.g. dahlias and hostas) and some will be completely new and different.

Cancer Research UK’s Life Garden

Cancer research UK creates first ever virtual realisty tribute garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A Dogs Life Garden

Dogs Trust designs a ‘secret’ garden for dogs at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show designed by acclaimed garden designer Paul Hervey-Brooks.

Zoflora: Outstanding Natural Beauty Garden

Leading disinfectant brand Zoflora, will be revealing a unique garden design dedicated to Yorkshire at this Summer’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show. 

The World Vision Garden

A meadow of 1,000 Oxeye daisies planted under and around ribbons of turf rising to six feet is sure to amaze visitors to the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The M&G Garden

By garden designer Sarah Price. The design for ‘The M&G Garden’ 2018 is a romanticised haven which expands on an idea that a wall, tree and seat can create a quiet and intimate place of repose.

The Lemon Tree Trust Garden

By garden designer Tom Massey. The Lemon Tree Trust, a UK and US-based not-for-profit organisation, has been working in the refugee camps of Kurdistan in Northern Iraq since 2015. This summer it brings the first refugee garden to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, inspired by the resilience, determination and ingenuity of refugees, highlighting the importance of gardens and gardening to the thousands of displaced people trying to rebuild their lives.

LG Eco-City Garden

By London based landscape architect Hay Joung Hwang. LG garden reimagines sustainable living, helping to combat inner-city air-pollution and promote wellbeing.

The David Harber and Savills Garden

By landscape and garden designer Nic Howard. The collaborative show garden is designed to provoke reflection on mankind’s changing interaction with the environment through time.

Wuhan Water Garden, China

Designed by architect Laurie Chetwood and landscape architect Patrick Collins. Designed to be walked around and viewed from all sides, the garden represents a journey through the contrasting natural landscape of China’s Hubei Province and the high-tech urban environment of the provincial capital Wuhan.

The Wedgwood Garden

By London and Sussex based garden designer Jo Thompson. The Wedgewood Garden is a striking space for a strong, successful woman.

The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC by Chris Beardshaw - Best in Show 2018

This garden by Chris Beardshaw reflects Morgan Stanley’s longstanding commitment to the wellbeing of children.

The Warner Edwards Garden

By garden designer Kate Savill & Tamara Bridge. Inspired by its home on Falls Farm in Northamptonshire, ‘The Warner Edwards Garden’ reflects the surrounding landscape of the farm.

The Welcome to Yorkshire Garden

By garden designer and landscaper Mark Gregory. The stunning Yorkshire Dales is the inspiration for Welcome to Yorkshire’s 2018 RHS Chelsea show-garden.

A South African Wine Estate Garden

By west London based garden designer Jonathan Snow. Jonathan’s inspiration for his Trailfinders Garden is the Winelands of the Western Cape of South Africa.

The Spirit of Cornwall Garden

By garden designer Stuart Charles Towner. Spirit of Cornwall - a garden inspired by the work of sculptor Barbara Hepworth with music by composer Leo Geyer commissioned by the Hepworth Estate and Tate St Ives.

Eucalyptus Plantation

By Worcester-based Grafton Nursery. The first ever Eucalyptus exhibit at Chelsea Flower Show.

Chelsea Flower Show 2010

Foreign & Colonial Investments' Garden
Laurent-Perrier Garden
The Children's Society Garden
Kebony - Naturally Norway garden
The HESCO Garden 2010
The Cancer Research UK Garden
Places of change garden
Kazahana garden
The Tourism Malaysia Garden
The Stephen Hawking Garden for Motor Neurone Disease
Trailfinders Australian Garden
The L'Occitane Garden
The Victorian Aviary Garden
The Daily Telegraph Garden by Andy Sturgeon - Best in Show 2010

Inspired by travel, this contemporary gravel garden brings together flavours of the Southern Cape, the maquis shrubland of the Mediterranean, the chaparral of California and Mexico and the matorral of central Chile.

The M&G Garden

By garden designer Roger Platts. A celebration of a more traditional approach, the M&G Garden is a garden that will stand the test of time.

Chelsea Flower Show 2021

Show gardens: M&G Garden

The M&G Garden, designed by Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg of Harris Bugg Studio, is about transforming neglected, unloved areas into new, tranquil and beautiful green spaces in the places we need them most - our towns and cities.

Show gardens: 60°EAST a Garden between Continents

Designed by Ekaterina Zasukhina with Carly Kershaw. Over the centuries travellers from both east and west have collided at longitude 60°, the Ural mountains, where cultures and civilisations have met over the years sharing their art, their stories and their gardens; in so doing taking inspiration from both man and nature.

Show gardens: The Florence Nightingale Garden

Designed by Robert Myers, The Florence Nightingale Garden – A Celebration of Modern Nursing, was first intended for the 2020 show to honour the bicentenary of the acclaimed nurse, social reformer and statistician known as the founder of modern nursing. 

Show gardens: The Yeo Valley Organic Garden

The Yeo Valley Organic Garden highlights the importance of looking after nature and the health of our soil. Designed by award-winning garden designer, Tom Massey, and supported by Yeo Valley Organic’s Sarah Mead, it is inspired by Yeo Valley’s family-owned, organically certified farm and 6.5 acre garden at Blagdon, Somerset.

Show gardens: Trailfinders

Garden designer Jonathan Snow returns to Main Avenue for a third successive year with sponsor Trailfinders

Show gardens: Guangzhou Garden

Designed by Peter Chmiel, director at Grant Associates, and Chin-Jung Chen, senior associate at the practice, the pair's Chinese-inspired 'The Guangzhou Garden' pays homage to Guangzhou’s philosophy which gives equal consideration to the needs of people and wildlife through sustainable city planning strategies, reconnecting people and nature in a mutually beneficial relationship.

Sanctuary Gardens: Bible Society - The Psalm 23 Garden

Sarah Eberle’s Psalm 23 Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is set to spearhead a campaign to see the creation of community gardens around the country as we emerge from the pandemic.

Balcony Gardens: Arcadia

Martha Krempel’s garden Arcadia is about providing an escape from the bustle of city life with lush planting which provides interest wherever one looks.

Container Gardens: The IBC Pocket Forest

For her debut garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021, award winning designer Sara Edwards is exploring and challenging conventional ideas of container gardening and thinking BIG - with her IBC Pocket Forest Garden.

Malvern Spring Gardening Show 2010

The Malvern Spring Gardening Show
The Morgan Garden
As Time Goes By Garden
The Youth of Old Age garden
Trackbed garden
The Owl & The Pussycat Garden
ReSource Garden
Wisdom and Youth Garden
The Quaker Meeting Place Garden

Hampton Court Flower Show 2009

Garden of Serenity
Hope Begins at Home Garden
A Beekeeper's Garden
The Growing Tastes Allotment Garden
Enchanting Escape Garden
Quilted Velvet Garden
A Desert's Delight Garden
Pastures Bye Garden
The Sadolin Nature to Nurture Garden
The Dragon's Garden

Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Echoes of Japan in an English Garden by Kay Yamada
The Foreign & Colonial Investments' Garden by Thomas Hoblyn
The Laurent-Perrier Garden by Luciano Giubbilei
The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council
The Key Garden (Eden Project) by Paul Stone
Quilted Velvet by Tony Smith
Future Nature by Adrian Hallam, Chris Arrowsmith & Nigel Dunnett
The Daily Telegraph by Ulf Nordfjell (Sample planting plan)
Perfume Garden by Laurie Chetwood and Patrick Collins (Sample planting plan)
The QVC Garden by Adam Frost (Sample planting plan)
Marshalls by Ian Dexter (Sample planting plan)
The Cancer Research UK Garden by Robert Myers (Sample planting plan)
The Canary Islands Spa Garden by David Cubero and James Wong

Chelsea Flower Show 2008

Lloyds TSB “Traveller's Retreat”
The Daily Telegraph Garden
From an Ocean to a Garden
BUPA “The BUPA Garden”
The Cancer Research UK Garden
The Laurent-Perrier Garden
A Cadogan Garden
The Reflective Garden
Fleming's and Trailfinder's Australia Garden
The Café Garden by Dairmuid Gavin
The QVC Garden
The Savills Garden
The Marshalls Garden That Kids Really Want

Chelsea Flower Show 2006

The Halifax Garden - 'These Four Walls' - Silver
Fleming's Nurseries Australian Garden - Gold
The 100% Pure New Zealand Garden - Silver Gilt
Ravine Garden: Gift of the Glacier - Silver Gilt
Barnsley House Spa Garden - Silver
Growing for Life at Boveridge House - People's Award
The Saga Insurance Garden - Gold
The Savills Garden - Gold
The Cancer Research UK Garden - Gold
Walking Barefoot with Bradstone - Gold
The 4Head Garden of Dreams - Silver Gilt
The Laurent Perrier Garden - Silver Gilt

Chelsea Flower Show 2007

Life on Mars Garden 600 Days with Bradstone Best in Show 2007

By multi award winning designer Sarah Eberle, Life on Mars is an extra-terrestrial space garden that explores psychological importance of man’s relationship with the environment. Eight years in planning, it was the highest scoring garden of its time.

The Outdoor Room by Andy Sturgeon
The Savills Garden
The Fetzer Sustainable Winery Garden
Urban Oasis
The Fleming's and Trailfinders Australian Garden
Lloyds TSB Show Garden
The Daily Telegraph Garden
The Chris Beardshaw Garden
The Westland Garden by Dairmuid Gavin
Laurent-Perrier Garden
The Amnesty International Garden for Human Rights
The Fortnum & Mason Garden

Hampton Court Flower Show 2005

The Volvo Garden Retreat
Pushing the Edge of the Square
Milly's Fund - The Old Police House
Independent Age - Golden Years
The Angel Garden
Trinity - The ubiquity of three
Perennial Evolution
The Enchanted Neverland Garden
Hortus Infinitus: A Sensory Garden Classroom
The Crisis Garden

By Ana Sanchez-Martin. This garden, from homelessness charity Crisis, showcases the art and horticultural work from homeless members of Skylight.

Urban Gardens 2005

Perfectionist Garden

Chelsea Flower Show 2005

Merrill Lynch Garden

The Merrill Lynch Garden by Andy Sturgeon is a workplace that is an extension of the home, which doubles up as a private garden in the evenings and weekends.

The Spiral Garden
The Trailfinders Recycled Garden
Peace Garden
The Hanover Quay Garden

Chelsea Flower Show 2011

The HESCO Garden
Times Eureka Garden with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The M&G Garden
The SKYshades Wild Office
Trailfinders Australian Garden by Flemings Nurseries
The Australian Garden by The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Homebase Cornish Memories Garden
The Monaco Garden
The Tourism Malaysia Garden
The B&Q Garden
The Royal Bank of Canada - The RBC New Wild Garden
The Laurent Perrier Garden - Nature and Human Intervention
The Daily Telegraph Garden by Cleve West - Best in Show 2011
The Cancer Research UK Garden
British Heart Foundation Garden
Irish Sky Garden
The Green Poem

Hampton Court Flower Show 2011

The Copella Plant and Protect Garden
WWF’s 50th Anniversary Garden – Why we care about Chalk Streams
Virtual Reality Garden?
Vestra Wealth’s Gray’s Garden
LOROS Hospice Garden of Light and Reflection
The World Vision Garden
The Stockman’s Retreat: WorldSkills London 2011 Team UK
I am, because of who we are garden

By garden designer Caroline Comber. Taking inspiration from the South African philosophy of Ubuntu, designer Caroline Comber, hopes to emphasise the need for international participation in strengthening the worldwide community.

The Eye of the Internet Maze
The Naked Garden
Control the Uncontrollable Garden

Chelsea Flower Show 2012

The Brewin Dolphin Garden by Cleve West - Best in Show 2012
A Celebration of Caravanning
Furzey Gardens
The M&G Garden
The Homebase Teenage Cancer Trust Garden
The Arthritis Research UK Garden
The Daily Telegraph Garden
The Laurent-Perrier Bicentenary Garden
Quiet Time - DMZ Forbidden Garden
A Rural Muse
The L’Occitane Immortelle Garden
The RBC Blue Water Garden
The World Vision Garden
Rooftop Workplace for Tomorrow
Trailfinders Australian Garden
The Westland Garden

Hampton Court Flower Show 2012

Contemporary Contemplation Garden
The Italian Job Garden
The Badger Beer Garden
A Very Victorian Fantasy Garden
Possession Garden
Bridge Over Troubled Water Garden
Old & New Garden

Chelsea Flower Show 2013

RBC Blue Water Roof Garden
Homebase 'Sowing the Seeds of Change' Garden
Stockton Drillings As Nature Intended Garden
East Village Garden
The Daily Telegraph Garden 2013
Laurent Perrier Garden 2013
B&Q Sentebale ‘Forget-me-not’ Garden
Transformation Garden
The Fera Garden: Stop the Spread
The Wasteland Garden
Brewin Dolphin Garden 2013
The SeeAbility Garden
Trailfinders Australian Garden presented by Flemings - Best in Show 2013
The M&G Centenary Garden

Designed by Roger Platts. In celebration of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s centenary, the 2013 M&G Show Garden story is aptly entitled ‘Windows through Time’ and captures the design trends and themes of RHS Chelsea Flower Shows past and present.

Arthritis Research UK 2013

Chelsea Flower Show 2014

The Telegraph Garden
The Laurent-Perrier Garden by Luciano Giubbilei - Best in Show 2014
No Man’s Land Garden
Cloudy Bay Sensations Garden
Hope on the Horizon Garden

Designed by Matthew Keightley. Hope on the Horizon represents the complex and progressive path towards recovery experienced by wounded, injured and sick personnel, veterans and their families.

Time to Relect Garden
Vital Earth: The Nights Sky Garden
A Garden for First Touch at St George’s
The Extending Space Garden
Positively Stoke-on-Trent Garden
From the Moors to the Sea Garden
RBC Embrace the Rain Garden
The Massachusetts Garden
The BrandAlley Renaissance Garden
The M&G Contemporary Paradise Garden
The Brewin Dolphin Garden

Hampton Court Flower Show 2014

Jordans Wildlife Garden
Macmillan Legacy Garden
Essence of Australia Garden
Vestra Wealth’s Vista Garden
Just Retirement Garden

Designed by Jack Dunkley. The garden takes inspiration from one’s progression to retirement, where you have time to take in your surroundings and enjoy the senses the garden stimulates.

Chelsea Flower Show 2015

The Telegraph Garden

The Telegraph Garden for the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been designed by the renowned landscape and garden designer Marcus Barnett.

The Laurent-Perrier Garden by Dan Pearson - Best in Show 2015

Champagne Laurent-Perrier is delighted to be returning to the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, under the artistic direction of award-winning designer Dan Pearson.

Sentebale - Hope in Vulnerability Garden

The Sentebale garden – designed by Matthew Keightley, head designer of Maidenhead landscaping firm Rosebank and winner of the 2014 People’s Choice Award with his ‘Hope on the Horizon’ garden – aims to raise awareness of Sentebale’s work in providing healthcare and education to Lesotho’s most vulnerable children, many of whom are victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho’s HIV/AIDs epidemic.

The Cloudy Bay Garden

Cloudy Bay, the pioneering winery in Marlborough, New Zealand, unites garden design with a wine tasting experience at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015.

The Homebase Garden

Designed as an urban community garden, The Homebase Urban Retreat Garden by garden designer Adam Frost celebrates the striking design principles of the early 20th century design movement, by incorporating modernist materials such as concrete and corten steel, with simple geometric shapes to create a garden that sits comfortably within an urban setting and in which the local community and wildlife can flourish.

A Perfumer's Garden in Grasse

L’Occitane is delighted to return to Chelsea once again in 2015 with a new show garden, this time bringing to life the sights and scents of Grasse “the world capital of perfumery” with the help of award-winning L’Occitane’s La Collection de Grasse fragrances were inspired and named after this famous town in the south of France.

The Morgan Stanley Health Cities Garden

The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden is an artistic interpretation of ‘community’ and has been specifically designed by Chris to be relocated after the show to become the central feature of a new community project in East London.

Royal Bank of Canada Garden

Matthew Wilson is partnering with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), to design the “Royal Bank of Canada Garden”. The sustainable garden highlights practical urban water management, including water saving and harvesting solutions for home gardeners.

The Beauty of Islam Garden

The Beauty of Islam provides a sensory reflection of Islamic and Arabic culture, designed by Kamelia Zaal of Al Barari, Dubai, the first Emirati landscape designer to show at Chelsea Flower Show.Based on a traditional, Arabic pattern that is set into a 45-degree angle, The Beauty of Islam breaks away from the typical, traditional courtyard quadrant.

The Brewin Dolphin Garden

Chelsea Flower Show garden designers take inspiration from all manner of things both simple and profound and for Brewin Dolphin Garden designer Darren Hawkes it was almost a Eureka moment. Just after returning home to Cornwall that he was walking through a small wooded area and he became entranced by the unfolding of the woodland ferns and umbellifers and thought how wonderful it would be to capture that freshness and fragility and bring it to Chelsea.

The Viking Ocean Cruises Show Garden

Designed by multi-award winning landscape architect Alan Gardner, ‘The Viking Ocean Cruises Show Garden’ celebrates the launch of Viking Cruises’ first ocean ship, the Viking Star.

The Hidden Beauty of Kranji Garden

This garden is John Tan and Raymond Toh’s debut at RHS Chelsea and is inspired by Kranji, a suburb of Singapore with a lush natural landscape home to tropical plants, orchid farms and nature reserve  wetlands.

The Time In Between Garden

Australia’s most  loved garden guru from the Lifestyle Channel’s Selling Houses Australia, Charlie Albone, will build ‘The time in between,’ a garden symbolising the landscaper’s life.

The M&G Retreat Garden

M&G has commissioned award-winning landscape designer Jo Thompson to create a sylvan themed garden retreat.

The Living Legacy Garden

The ‘Living Legacy’ Garden commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, and celebrates the role of Wellington College as the national memorial to the 1st Duke of Wellington.

Hampton Court Flower Show 2015

Macmillan Legacy Garden
Hadlow College Green Seam Garden
Just Retirement Garden
Jacksons Secret Garden Party
Henry Le Worm Community Garden
Encore, A Music Lovers Garden
The Unique Rare Chromosome Garden
World Vision Garden
The Scotty's Little Soldiers Garden
Urban Oasis Garden
The Circle of Life Garden
A Growing Obsession Garden

Chelsea Flower Show 2016

God’s Own Country - A Garden for Yorkshire

A piece of medieval history will be taken to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 after Welcome to Yorkshire unveiled the design for its biggest garden to date.

The Watahan East meets West Garden

The Watahan East & West Garden is inspired by the experiences within Japan and England of debut designer Chihori Shibiyama's and veteran designer Yano Tea. 

Qatari Diar - The Chelsea Barracks Garden

Chelsea Barracks Garden Donated to Royal British Legion Industries. The garden will be permanently relocated at the Royal British Legion Village in Kent.

Brewin Dolphin – Forever Freefolk

The river Test and History of the Huguenots inspire the Brewin Dolphin ‘Forever Freefolk’ Show Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Mindful Living
Vestra Wealth LLP, is partnering with leading landscape and garden designer, Paul Martin, to create a show garden at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

M & G Garden
Cleve West used the memory of an Ancient Oak Woodland as Inspiration for M&G at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.
The Telegraph Garden by Andy Sturgeon - Best in Show 2016

The Telegraph is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Sturgeon as designer of The Telegraph Garden at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

The Winton Beauty of Mathematics Garden

Nick Bailey Designs Show Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 to highlight the Beauty of Mathematical Principles in Nature 

Harrods British Eccentrics Garden

The Harrods British Eccentrics garden has been designed by Diarmuid Gavin for 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

LG Smart Garden

Inspired by the concept of intelligent homes, LG’s Smart Garden was created to demonstrate how technology can be incorporated harmoniously into the garden, as well as the home. Designer Hay Joung Hwang’s vision for 21stCentury gardens stems from a personal belief that a home is more than a lifeless space people inhabit.

The Husqvarna Garden presents 'Support, a garden in Melbourne'

By Australian Landscape Designer and Presenter Charlie Albone. The Husqvarna Garden is designed for a busy corporate couple living in inner city Melbourne. It offers a space to relax, reflect, and retreat from the pressures and speed of modern living.

A Modern Apothecary Garden
The St John's Hospice have asked renowned herb farmer Jekka McVicar to create a unique RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden entitled; ‘A Modern Apothecary'. The 62 gold medal award winning floral-marquee exhibitor, is looking forward to creating her first show garden at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Royal Bank of Canada Garden
Hugo Bugg’s career as one of Britain’s most celebrated young garden designers has been driven by his desire to create gardens with underlying messages as bold and compelling as his designs. When the Chelsea 2014 Gold Medal-winning designer returns to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show next year (24-28 May 2016), Mr. Bugg will again partner with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to weave his passion for water and its symbolism into the design of the ‘Royal Bank of Canada Garden’
The Morgan Stanley Garden

Chris Beardshaw designs The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

L’Occitane Garden

Following the success of the gold medal winning L'Occitane Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show last year, L'Occitane is delighted to return to Chelsea once again in 2016 with a new show garden to celebrate its 40th year anniversary, this time bringing to life Haute Provence where the brand was founded in 1976

Cloudy Bay Garden

Cloudy Bay, the pioneering winery in Marlborough, New Zealand, explores the notion of escape in its fourth RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 created by celebrated, young landscape designer Sam Ovens.

The Hartley Botanic Garden

Hartley Botanic has exhibited stunning trade stands at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for nearly sixty years. For 2016, however, MD Johnny Mobasher is taking their presence at the event to the next level with a Main Avenue show garden designed by Catherine MacDonald from Landform UK.

Chelsea Flower Show 2017

The M&G Garden by James Basson - Best in Show 2017

The M&G Garden 2017 takes inspiration from the unique Mediterranean landscape of Malta and shows how natural landscapes can survive even in the most mineral of environments.


Linklaters Garden for Maggie’s

By garden designer Darren Hawkes. The pioneering charity Maggie’s whose groundbreaking Cancer Caring Centres have revolutionised the concept of therapeutic gardens, is bringing its first Show Garden to RHS Chelsea with global law firm Linklaters and garden designer Darren Hawkes.

Welcome to Yorkshire Garden

By garden designer Tracy Foster MSGD. Children from Flamborough Primary school have been helping Welcome to Yorkshire start work on their most ambitious Chelsea show garden yet.

Silk Road Garden Chengdu China Show Garden

By garden designers Laurie Chetwood and Patrick Collins. The Silk Road Garden is inspired by the rich history and culture of Chengdu, capital of the ancient Chinese Shu kingdom, and since ancient times known as ‘the Abundant Land’ and ‘Nature’s Storehouse, thanks to its fertile soil and favourable climate.

Breaking Ground Garden

By Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam of the Wilson McWilliam Studio. Wellington College, one of the world’s leading co-educational independent schools, returns to the celebrated horticultural show with its second garden ‘Breaking Ground’.

500 years of Covent Garden

By garden designer Lee Bestall. Covent Garden is set to be reimagined as a breathtaking Show Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, bringing a much-loved part of London to the world-renowned event for the first time.

Morgan Stanley Garden

Morgan Stanley is returning to Chelsea Flower Show for a third consecutive year with ‘The Morgan Stanley Garden’ designed by Chris Beardshaw.

Royal Bank of Canada Garden

By garden designer Charlotte Harris. 2017 marks a significant year for Royal Bank of Canada (RBC); not only is it the 10th year of the RBC Blue Water Project™, a wide-ranging, global commitment to help protect the world’s fresh water resources, but also the 150th anniversary of the Federation of Canada.

The Viking Cruises Garden of Inspiration

By garden designer Sarah Eberle. Viking Cruises is delighted to be partnering with Garden Designer Sarah Eberle again this year to create a travel-inspired garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017.

Hillier Spring Garden

By garden designer Sarah Eberle.The 2017 Hillier Chelsea Flower Show garden has been inspired by one simple word: Spring.

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, sponsored by M&G Investments.

The Poetry Lover’s Garden

By garden designer Fiona Cadwallader. Gardens have inspired great poems throughout history, from Homer’s Garden of Alcinous to Milton’s Paradise Lost, through to Elizabeth Jenning’s In a Garden. 

Beneath a Mexican Sky Garden

By garden designer Manoj Malde. British-Indian designer Manoj Malde is making his RHS Chelsea Flower Show debut this year bringing vibrant clashing colours in a vivid palette to his Inland Homes: Beneath a Mexican Sky garden.

Hampton Court Flower Show 2017

Colour Box Garden

By garden designer Charlie Bloom. The Colour Box garden is a celebration of people helping people within the horticultural community. It has no conceptual purpose or meaning.

Zoflora and Caudwell Children's Wild Garden

Designed by garden designers Adam White & Andrée Davies. This garden highlights the beneficial qualities of a therapeutic garden for children with various disabilities, in particular Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Southend Council ‘By the Sea' Garden

By garden designers James Callicott and Tony Wagstaff. Inspired by the coastline of Southend-on-Sea, the pier and the surrounding beach, the Southend Council ‘By The Sea’ garden offers a peaceful idyll situated by the coast.

Blind Veterans Garden

By garden designers Andrew Fisher Tomlin and Dan Bowyer. Blind Veterans UK is the national charity for vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. They support anyone who has served in the UK Armed Forces, or who has done National Service, who is now living with significant sight loss.

On the Edge Garden

The garden, On The Edge, has been designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Winner Frederic Whyte and built by Charles Benton, of co-sponsors Benton Landscapes.

Viking Cruises World of Discovery Garden

Designed by garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes. A couple’s travels across the world with Viking Cruises has inspired this traditional garden.

The Journey of Life Garden

"The Journey of Life” garden marks the birth of a new style of garden design “Poetic Gardens”, as identified by landscape designer and 2015 gold medal winner, Edward Mairis.

Hampton Court Flower Show 2018

Best of Both Worlds Garden

By garden designer Rosemary Coldstream. The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) has teamed up with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and BALI Registered members to design and build a show garden, with support from horticulture and landscape students, at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

The RNIB Community Garden

Designed by Steve Dimmock & Paula Holland. The inspiration for the garden came from a personal, temporary experience of sight loss and to mark 150 years of RNIB in 2018.

Brilliance in Bloom Garden

By garden designer Charlie Bloom. Brilliance in Bloom was conceived as a garden for craftspeople in small organisations, to showcase their skills & dedication on a massive stage, shoulder to shoulder with giants of the industry.

The Limbcare Wellbeing Garden

The UK’s longest surviving quad amputee and amputee charity campaigner Ray Edwards MBE has joined forces with landscape designer Edward Mairis to create a special entry for this year’s Hampton Court RHS Flower Show.

B&Q's Bursting Busy Lizzie Garden

B&Q returns to the RHS Flower Show calendar, having teamed up with award-winning garden designer Matthew Childs to create a show garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower show named the ‘B&Q Bursting Busy Lizzie Garden’, championing the return of the beloved busy lizzie.

Elements Mystique Garden

By garden designer Lawrence Roberts. Inspired by the work of Belgian sculptor William Roobrouck, Elements Garden Design have sought to showcase the artists's latest statement peice; a 2.5 metre diameter indaten steel sphere.

The Landform Garden Bar

By garden designer Rhiannon Williams. The Landform Garden Bar embraces a contemporary summer al fresco lifestyle and brings the inside out, using the garden as an extension of the home.

The South Oxfordshire Landscape Garden

By garden designer Rory Andrews. The inspiration for this show garden is the Brunel railway bridge on the River Thames, between Moulsford and Cholsey in South Oxfordshire, and the native planting surrounding it.

Southend Young Offenders 'A Place to Think'

By garden designer James Callicott. A Place to Think’ is an informal garden designed to offer young people a space to talk and reflect.

Anton Chekhov's Garden

By garden designers Anna Benn and Hannah Gardner. A Russian-themed garden based on the country estate near Moscow where Anton Chekhov, one of Russia’s greatest writers, wrote his famous play The Seagull.

Secured By Design Garden

By garden designers Lucy Glover and Jacqueline Poll. Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, supports the principles of ‘designing out crime’ through physical security and processes.

The Children with Cancer UK Garden

By garden designer Emma Reed. Every day, more than 10 families in the UK get the devastating news that their child has cancer. Over 4,000 children and young people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK. The aim of the garden is to raise awareness of the crucial role scientific research plays in developing kinder, less-toxic treatments for children to save and improve young lives.

Viking Cruises Lifestyle Garden

By garden designer Stephen Hall. The garden is inspired by the Nordic landscape and the profound relationship between nature and wellbeing.

The South West Water Green Garden

By Devon garden designer Tom Simpson. The garden, designed by Tom, aged 28 from Kingswear near Dartmouth, showcases many of the attributes of a sustainable rain garden, treating water as a precious resource and helping to reduce run-off from hard surfaces which can overload drains and cause flooding.

Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Back to Nature Garden designed by The Duchess of Cambridge

The RHS Back to Nature Garden, designed by The Duchess of Cambridge and award-winning landscape architects Andree Davies and Adam White of Davies White Landscape Architects, is based in a woodland setting as a space for families and communities to come together and connect with nature.

The Wedgwood Garden

Designed by Jo Thompson. Classicism meets modernism in this garden which references Etruria, Wedgwood’s eighteenth century factory and village built for workers, where forward-thinking elements of corporate social responsibility were first shown by Josiah Wedgwood.

The Resilience Garden

The garden, created by award-winning designer Sarah Eberle, underlines that we need to increase tree cover, diversify planting and follow biosecurity guidelines to help protect our landscapes from climate change, pests and diseases.

Tom Dixon and IKEA Garden

Tom Dixon and IKEA are curious to see how we can make a positive impact on what we put on our plates, and hence our planet by exploring urban growing. Through our garden, we will use democratic design principles to develop sustainable food growth and consumption within our homes and urban communities.

The M&G Garden by Andy Sturgeon - Best in Show 2019

M&G Investments, the title sponsor of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, commissioned designer Andy Sturgeon (Best in Show winner 2010 and 2016) to create this incredible garden.

The Trailfinders 'Undiscovered Latin America' Garden

By West London based garden designer Jonathan Snow. This year, Jonathan and Trailfinders want to transport visitors several thousand miles west around the globe, to the temperate rainforests of South America, specifically Chile, a destination that’s increasing in popularity for Trailfinders.

Warners Distillery Garden

Esteemed garden designer, Helen Elks-Smith, is creating a Show Garden on Main Avenue for the first time for Warner’s Distillery.

Welcome to Yorkshire Garden

Designed by Mark Gregory. The highlight of the 2019 Welcome to Yorkshire show garden will be an authentically built canal with flowing water and genuine canal lock gates.

The Savills and David Harber Garden

Sponsored by Savills, the global real estate services provider and award-winning artist and sculptor, David Harber. Designed by Andrew Duff MSGD.

The Dubai Majlis Garden

By garden designer Thomas Hoblyn. The Dubai Majlis Garden is inspired by the celebrated multiculturalism of the Emirate of Dubai, where more than 3 million people from over 200 nationalities live, work and enjoy life together.

The Morgan Stanley Garden

For this year’s Morgan Stanley Garden, designer Chris Beardshaw has been inspired by the UK’s love of gardens and explores how gardeners can continue the tradition of creating beautiful herbaceous spaces, whilst managing resources more sensitively.

The Greenfingers Charity Garden

By Kate Gould Gardens. A lush green split level garden provides a peaceful, interactive and uplifting space where life-limited children with complex needs, their families, friends and carers can come together for play, relaxation or peaceful reflection. 

Hampton Court Flower Show 2019

The Viking Cruises Lagom Garden

The Viking Cruises Lagom Garden is by garden designer Will Williams, the RHS Young Designer of the Year in 2018. Working with Viking for the first time, Will is the youngest designer ever to create a garden within the Show Garden category at the festival.

Back to Nature Garden designed by The Duchess of Cambridge

The RHS Back to Nature Garden, designed by The Duchess of Cambridge and award-winning landscape architects Andree Davies and Adam White of Davies White Landscape Architects, is based in a woodland setting as a space for families and communities to come together and connect with nature. 

Smart Meter Garden

Three-time RHS gold medal winning designer, Matthew Childs, will be hoping for his fourth award with his Smart Meter Garden at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival.

The Thames Water Flourishing Future Garden

By Garden Designer Tony Woods. As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever. Weather is increasingly unpredictable, with drier summers and wetter winters.

Southend Young Offenders ' A Place to Think' Garden

By Garden Designer Tony Wagstaff. In response to the growing importance of therapeutic gardening to support people living with anxiety, dementia and other mental illnesses, the garden promotes the positive impact that gardening and experiencing plants has on both physical and mental well being.

Calm Amidst Chaos Garden

By acclaimed garden designer Joe Francis. The inspiration for the garden came from Joe’s personal experience of depression and suicidal thoughts. Joe has teamed up with Maytree, a National charity that supports adults who are contemplating and feeling suicidal.

Through Your Eyes Garden

By garden designer Lawrence Roberts. A garden that aims to create an immersive experience for the visitor, a garden that could be appreciated in more ways than from behind a rope as it invites the visitor to look beyond.

Believe in Tomorrow

From creation to relocation, the 'Believe in Tomorrow' garden’s mission, by garden designer Seonaid Royall, is to encourage more children to get outdoors and engage with nature. 

The Year of Green Action Garden

Designed by Helen J Rosevear and Jane Stoneham. This accessible, sensory-rich family garden promotes the Year of Green Action 2019. 

Crest Nicholson Livewell Garden

Crest Nicholson will showcase its wellness themed garden at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival. The Crest Nicholson ‘livewell garden’ is a small public park designed by David Jarvis Associates and built by Bespoke Outdoor Spaces and Writtle University College.

The Dream of the Indianos Garden

The rags to riches story of 19th century emigrants who travelled abroad to make their fortune and then return home to north west Spain to build lavish mansions and gardens, will be retold in an ambitious show garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival.

APL - A Place to Meet Garden

The garden is designed by Cherry Carmen Garden Design, and the main contractor on the garden is Kebur Landscape Division. 

Cancer Research UK Pledge Pathway to Progress Garden

Innovative young designer Tom Simpson will be working with Cancer Research UK to create a stunning garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, shining a light on the progress made by the charity thanks to its researchers and supporters.

Chelsea Flower Show 2020

Diarmuid Gavin and Nicola Gammon Instagram Live Chat

Diarmuid Gavin, the Irish garden designer and television personality, has a fun, lighthearted chat with Nicola Gammon, founder and CEO of Shoot on Monday, May 18th 2020 over Instagram Live.

Chelsea Flower Show 10 Years Best in Show

We bring you the incredible winning 'Best in Show' gardens from 2010-2019 by the world famous garden designers including Andy Sturgeon, Cleve West, Phillip Johnson, Luciano Giubbilei, Dan Pearson, James Basson and Chris Beardshaw.

Video interviews with Best in Show winning garden designers

From Australia to the South of France to the UK, we've managed to speak to a number of garden designers who have won Best in Show at Chelsea over the past decade, giving their thoughts on winning Best in Show, the changes in garden design over the years and how it might evolve in future. 

Chelsea Flower Show 2022

The Perennial Garden ‘With Love’

The garden is packed with Richard Miers design hallmarks. It is structured, elegant, and classically contemporary, in a palette of green with soft white and plum undertones. Trees and shrubs include flat-topped hawthorns, multi-stemmed Persian ironwood, yew topiary and Portuguese laurel, with hornbeam hedging. There is also a central rill and paving and bespoke seating and sculptures.

The Meta Garden: Growing the Future Garden

Inspired by the mission to support British woodlands and forests for future generations, the garden has been designed to highlight the crucial relationship between soil, fungi and plants, which together form the basis of resilient forest ecosystems.

The Mind Garden

Andy Sturgeon's design creates a sanctuary for conversation in the Mind Garden. A circular seating area is set within curved clay rendered walls - it’s a place to sit side-by-side and share experiences and advice, surrounded by meadow-like spaces and calming birch trees.  A gravel path then arcs down to a lower level, bringing people together before the garden opens out before them.

The RNLI Garden

The RNLI was founded by Sir William Hillary in 1824 and Chris Beardshaw has created a Show Garden design, which avoids the literal, and cleverly marries style hints from the charity’s Georgian origins, with more contemporary design cues reflecting the forward-looking organisation that is the RNLI today. 

A Rewilding Britain Landscape Garden

Urquhart & Hunt’s Rewilding Britain garden at Chelsea Flower Show reveals the key role that beavers play as ecosystem engineers in landscape restoration.  Landscape designers Urquhart & Hunt have chosen to make beaver activity the core of their garden at Chelsea Flower Show this year, revealing how this keystone species is pivotal to ecosystem restoration, and showcasing how rewilding can benefit nature, climate and people.

The RAF Benevolent Fund Garden

The RAF Benevolent Fund will unveil its first ever garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.  The garden will feature a sculpture of a young pilot looking up at the sky. Standing at four metres tall and constructed from 1,200 layers of laser cut stainless steel, the state-of-the-art sculpture will be imposing and a moving tribute to all those who have served and continue to serve in the RAF. 

Alder Hey Urban Foraging Station Garden

Designed by brothers Hugh and Howard Miller, the Alder Hey Urban Foraging Station is a woven landscape; it is about weaving together the young and old, green and urban, play and learning and Alder Hey Children's Hospital with its community. At its core is the aspiration to inspire children to lead active, healthy, pleasurable lives. The garden is infused with the magic of discovery inherent to foraging.

The New Blue Peter Garden – Discover Soil Garden

In the centenary year of the BBC, Blue Peter will have a second garden to be homed at RHS Garden Bridgewater in Worsley. Designed by Juliet Sargeant, the ‘New Blue Peter Garden - Discover Soil’, will aim to open the eyes of children and adults to soil’s central role in supporting life and its potential to lock-in carbon.

Morris and Co. Garden

Morris & Co., the British heritage brand founded by William Morris in 1861, will stage its first Show Garden at RHS Chelsea 2022, designed by award-winning landscape and garden designer Ruth Willmott.

The MEDITE SMARTPLY Building the Future Garden

This garden is a celebration of the brand’s commitment to sustainability, longevity and wellness; for people and the planet and is designed by multi award-winning garden designer Sarah Eberle and supported by Alex Devereux.

The Brewin Dolphin Garden

A show garden that has been designed to showcase how a former 1900s industrial brownfield site can be transformed with the tenets of sustainability at its heart. With thousands of new homes set to be built on brownfield sites over the coming years, this garden reflects the challenge of inheriting poor soil conditions that many British homeowners will face.

The St Mungo's Putting Down Roots Garden

The The St Mungo's Putting Down Roots Garden is an ‘urban pocket park’, highlighting how people and plants can be brought together a city environment, and the ways in which green spaces provide personal and social, health and wellbeing benefits.

Hands Off Mangrove by Grow2Know Garden

Inspired by the events of Notting Hill’s Mangrove Nine in the 1970s and the global deforestation of mangroves, a keystone species that harbour entire estuarine communities, Hands Off Mangrove by Grow2Know aims to drive awareness of the severe impacts that racial and environmental injustices are having on our planet.

Hampton Court Flower Show 2022

Show Garden: Over the Wall Garden: Sponsored by Takeda UK

The garden is inspired by and designed as a conceptual space to highlight to visitors the great work conducted by Over The Wall  children's charity and Japanese healthcare company Takeda UK which support children living with rare and serious illness or disability and their families.

Feature Garden: The Sarah Eberle – Iconic Horticultural Hero Garden

Landscape architect and garden designer Sarah Eberle is the RHS Iconic Horticultural Hero at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2022, acknowledging her professional contribution to horticulture during her 40-year career.

Show Garden: The Sunburst Garden

Established exhibitors Simon Webster and Charlie Bloom return to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival this summer, with the show garden ‘Sunburst’ 

Show Garden: The Connections Garden

The concept for the show garden draws inspiration from the infrequent but beautiful, short lived moments when someone with dementia suddenly becomes more engaged and talkative, we get to see their personality before the condition progressed.

Show Garden: The ‘SunsLifestyle’ Outdoor Living Garden

The SunsLifestyle Outdoor Living Garden is all about luxurious outdoor living.

Show Garden: The Joy Club Garden

The Joy Club garden aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding isolation and loneliness in later life.

Show Garden: The Blue Diamond Group Beautiful Abandonment Garden

The garden inspired by an abandoned space featuring remains for an old wall or out-building, re-purposing these and bringing these back to life.

Show Garden: The Macmillan Legacy Garden: Gift The Future

This garden celebrates the incredible kindness of ordinary people who, in leaving a gift in their will, gift a future of hope for those living with cancer.

Show Garden: The John King Brain Tumour Foundation Garden

The John King Brain Tumour Foundation Garden creates a space immersed in nature to aid the recovery of patients, provide areas in a relaxed environment for often difficult conversations and also a place for NHS staff to relax and reflect.