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May 23, 2018


Hat trick of awards for Landform Consultants at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10 design trends at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show from SGD members -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Lisa’s first blog, but not her first Chelsea -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Max’s outlook -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Abbie’s first experience -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

GREATsoils event hailed a success by attendees -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

See who took home the medals at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Millboard decking selected for London’s first ‘floating park’ -

Monday, May 21, 2018

Recycling plants from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 at Barking Riverside London -

Monday, May 21, 2018

Gaze Burvill celebrates a milestone: 25th Anniversary Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Sunday, May 20, 2018

John Deere show garden celebrating 100 years of tractors -

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Wuhan Water Garden to appear at this year’s RHS Chelsea -

Friday, May 18, 2018

TCL Group duo aim to conquer the Alps in memory of colleague -

Friday, May 18, 2018

Dalefoot release new peat free Bulb Compost -

Friday, May 18, 2018

Hedges Direct donates to Love Your Garden’s NHS Special to mark Manchester Arena bombing -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Clifton Nurseries pop up at Peter Jones Department Store in Chelsea -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ranger helps take the Dales to Chelsea -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A simple guide to securing tools on site -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hillier inspires future horticulturalists and celebrates the royal wedding at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Geraniums at the Door, Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell Chelsea Fringe -

Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Own a piece of RHS Chelsea Flower Show history


A charity online auction is giving 13 lucky people the chance to own a piece of RHS Chelsea Flower Show history, at the same time as raising valuable funds for Wessex Cancer Trust.

The online auction is the culmination of a very successful ‘Memory Tree’ project by Hillier Nurseries, whose charity partner is Wessex Cancer Trust. Hillier has exhibited at Chelsea for almost a century and has a record-breaking 72 gold medals. With so many amazing memories connected to the show, the ‘Memory Tree’ was created so visitors at the 2017 show could share their treasured garden memories too.

At the show, visitors signed tags to hang from the tree and wrote down their most treasured garden memory in a special book. It was a great success and by the close of Chelsea, over 500 memories were fluttering from the branches, which was quite a spectacular sight.

Alan Titchmarsh, a long-running supporter of Wessex Cancer Trust, was the first of a plethora of famous faces to take part. Dame Judi Dench, Joanna Lumley, Piers Morgan, Jo Whiley, Nigel Slater, the One Show’s Matt Baker and Alex Jones, Carol Klein, Anton du Beke, Ainsley Harriott, Nigel Havers and Cerys Matthews also signed tags.

Wessex Cancer Trust is now auctioning the commemorative tags signed by the celebrities. Each one is beautifully displayed in a frame, complete with certificate and a copy of the person’s memory.

Alan Titchmarsh, whose favourite gardening memory recalls walking among sweet peas on his grandfather’s allotment aged just one and half, commented: “It was a pleasure to visit the Hillier garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show and to kick off the Memory Tree. It was nice to take a moment away from the busy show to reflect on my many, many memories of gardening. Fingers crossed the auction raises lots of funds for the Wessex Cancer Trust who I have supported for many years.”

The auction is open from Friday 6 to Monday 16 October. To bid, simply visit Wessex Cancer Trust’s website at

Alongside the auction, Hillier has also launched a digital copy of the Memory Book called ‘Your Garden Memories’. The interactive book replicates the memories that were shared at Chelsea alongside photos of this year’s award-winning garden and commentary from members of the Hillier family. The book can be viewed at

Wessex Cancer Trust, based in the south of England, helps and supports anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis – regardless of age, gender or type of cancer they have – during diagnosis, treatment, recovery, remission or end life.

For more information please visit or follow Hillier on Facebook or Twitter.

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