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June 20, 2018

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Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket takes best in show at New Plant Awards -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Perennial helps children of horticulturists with new Child Bursaries -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gardens on APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live showcase industry talent -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Rare Eden pollen sent off to Germany for breeding project -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Stark & Greensmith joins the RHS for new garden screen Parterre range -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 winners announced -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

British bred and grown Veronica hoping for a win -

Friday, June 15, 2018

The Flower Bus via RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show -

Friday, June 15, 2018

New Etesia fleet for Greenfingers -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show to showcase the best of grow your own -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

London’s Limmo Peninsula enhanced by Wildflower Meadow -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Bradstone features in medal winning garden at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Perennial launches online budgeting tool to help manage finances -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Battling skin cancer after a decade in landscaping -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Darlington’s Cocker Beck receives TLC from Husqvarna -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Makita launch two BL LXT Linetrimmers and Dual-Purpose Grass Shears -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Record numbers gaining the RHS’s most prestigious qualification -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Preview: National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Brian Herbert on the BALI Leadership in Action Development Course -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

International call for ideas to re-imagine London’s Grosvenor Square -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Ecoscape

Programme announced for Chelsea Fringe 2017

A floating pocket park will be the centrepiece of this year’s Chelsea Fringe.

The alternative garden festival, now in its sixth year, will run from 20 May to 4 June, and feature a variety of garden-related events across London, including exhibitions, installations, walks, talks, workshops and open days.

The pocket park, by garden designer Tony Woods, will be made up of 730sqm of linked pontoons, with lawns, decking, pergolas, and bee-friendly planted borders. During the festival it will host a series of talks and events.

Other eclectic highlights of the fringe include:

  • a gigantism day at Lauriston Primary School in east London on 20 May, where visitors can plant sunflowers or contribute to a huge artwork
  • the Inner Temple Dog Show, on 21 May
  • Folk & Flowers music night at Oxford House, Bethnal Green, on 2 June
  • new Thameside rotating seats-planters, designed by Tord Boontje
  • an exhibition of floral-inspired jewellery at Contemporary Applied Arts, from 27 April–3 June

There will also be satellite events taking place outside London.

Festival founder-director Tim Richardson, said: “It’s always a time of excitement when projects start to register for the fringe, not least because we are not always sure exactly what they are going to be like. The open-access ethos of the festival has led to wild variety among the 1,100-plus events in the fringe over its five years’ of existence so far. We are looking forward to even more events which surprise and delight in 2017.”

 

For an up-to-date list of all events, visit the Chelsea Fringe website.

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