The Chelsea Flower Show (21 - 25 May) is the pinnacle of flower shows in the UK and even around the world. People flock to the Great Hospital site in Chelsea to marvel at the exquisite show gardens, floral marquee and gardening accessories. The start of the week even begins with a show full of celebrities, royalty and media channels producing TV and photographs of this prestigious event. But it’s not all about that, it’s all about the stunning gardens and plants.
Show gardens at Chelsea Flower Show
When planning your time at any garden show it should be high up on your list to take the time to get inspiration from the show gardens along Main Avenue. At Chelsea Flower Show they are of an exceptionally high standard and can be either quite abstract or more achievable at home. Either way, you will see plenty of gorgeous plants and be able to take away some visions of your own. If the designer is at the show garden, take the time to chat if they can and find out more. The planting will give you an idea of current trends in plants, colours and styles.
Chelsea Flower Show Floral Pavilion
This is not to be missed by any visitor to the Chelsea Flower Show. The displays of flowers are quite incredible. From perfect Daffodils to flowering Cacti, new releases in the world of plants such as Roses and Clematis plus displays upon displays of colourful, cheery Alliums, Lilys and everything else in between. If the floral marquee doesn't inspire you, nothing will! The best of the best exhibit at Chelsea so ask questions and find out how to grow your perfect plants from the people in the know.
Accessories, sculptures and glasshouses, find it all at Chelsea Flower Show
Along with everything else, you will find some of the most gorgeous sculptures and garden accessories at the show. If you are looking for something extra special in your garden, browse the stands and exhibits of top-class accessories. From smaller garden sculptures to fountains, furniture to greenhouses, you are sure to find something very beautiful at Chelsea.
Stay late to see Chelsea Flower Show in a whole new light
You can see the flower show as the sun goes down while enjoying a bespoke Chelsea Flower Show botanical cocktail. Along with that you can watch floral demonstrations and take a free workshop plus there are nibbles and drinks in the artisan food market, so if you can't make it in the daytime, head for the evening on the closing day.