Get inspired by the stunning show gardens from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden

This garden takes inspiration from two areas of the grounds at Chatsworth House. The trout stream and the monumental rockery. It contains 300 tonnes of stone. It won the coveted Best in Show award too.

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laurent-perrier-chatsworth-garden

The Telegraph Garden

This geometric design is based on the Dutch De Stijl movement of pure abstraction. It uses simplified vertical and horizontal lines with primary colours, as well as black and white.

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A Perfumer’s Garden in Grasse by L’Occitane

Inspired by the sights and scents of Grasse, the world’s perfume capital. This design has all the hallmarks of a Provence garden. The planting features many scented varieties used in creating fragrances.

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loccitane perfumers garden

Sentebale Hope In Vulnerability Garden

This stunning garden is designed to raise awareness of HRH Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale. Which provides healthcare and education to Lesotho’s most vulnerable children. Many of them are victims of the country’s extreme HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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M&G Retreat Garden

This woodland-themed garden contains a two-storey oak building that echoes the writing room of poet and garden designer Vita Sackville-West. Who created the garden at Sissinghurst Castle.

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m-and-g-garden

The Beauty of Islam Garden

This garden aims to show the beauty of Islam through horticulture, poetry, scents, calligraphy and architecture. It features many plants used in the Spice Route of the Arabic Empire, including fig and citrus trees, ginger, rosemary and plants.

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beauty-of-islam-garden

The Time in Between Garden

Designed by Australian Charlie Albone, this garden is split into thirds to symbolise the three stages of his life. The garden also has a large bowl water feature, that slowly fills to capacity and empties in just a few seconds.

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The Cloudy Bay Garden

The space here is designed to show the subtle layers that make up the wine from New Zealand’s Cloudy Bay winery. It features planting that echoes the diverse climates and soil types of the region.

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Royal Bank of Canada Garden

This sustainable garden highlights the importance of water saving and harvesting with the Royal Bank of Canada’s Blue Water Project. It contains an edible garden, a zero-irrigation dry garden and a water harvesting area.

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Homebase Urban Retreat Garden

An urban community garden is designed as a wildlife-friendly space. The planting provides food and shelter for bees and other insects, as well as softening the hard urban structures.

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homebase-urban-retreat-garden

The Hidden Beauty of Kranji Garden

This garden is inspired by the Singapore suburb of Kranji, which is famous for its wetlands and tropical planting. It’s filled with coconuts, palms, ferns and orchids that surround a streaming water feature.

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hidden-beauty-of-kranji-garden

RHS Great Chelsea Garden Challenge

This is the first garden on the Main Avenue to be designed by an amateur, nurse Sean Murray. Sean won the Great Chelsea Garden Challenge on BBC2 and has designed a lush front garden featuring recycled tin cans.

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Brewin Dolphin Garden

This striking garden features floating platforms and naturalistic planting that create a sense of weightlessness. It uses 40,000 pieces of hand-cut slate to create the different levels.

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brewin-dolphin-garden

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden

Representing community, this garden uses formal architecture and lines to show the infrastructure of communities. Alongside diverse and colourful planting to portray the people.

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Viking Ocean Cruises Garden

This garden is designed with a Scandinavian theme in mind. It has clean lines, bold architecture and a sleek finish. The space is designed around the theme of movement, representing a ship moving through ocean waves.

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viking-ocean-cruises-garden

The Living Legacy Garden

This striking garden is a memorial to the Duke of Wellington. Marking the 200th anniversary of his victory at the Battle of Waterloo. It moves from brutal wilderness towards a progressive, thriving future. The garden also features plants in the regimental colours of the British and Allied troops.

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The Chelsea Flower Show 2015 runs from the 19th to the 23rd May. Find out more about my Positive Power of Plants exhibit in the Great Pavilion!

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