At the forefront of the carnivorous plant revival is Hampshire Carnivorous Plants, run by Matthew Soper, a lifelong enthusiast of insect-eating plants. Matthew’s nursery offers the all-popular Venus fly trap (Dionaea muscipula) as well as in-demand carnivorous plants such as Nepenthes, Sarracenia and Drosera, to name a few. With more than 20 years’ experience on the flower show circuit, Hampshire Carnivorous Plants has been chosen as our Master Grower for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Matthew’s extensive range includes hybrids that originated from his nursery’s own breeding programme, with insect-eaters offered for windowsill, greenhouse and garden cultivation. Find out more about our Master Grower: https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/r…
Alan began his career as an apprentice gardener in the Ilkley Council Parks Department Nursery and went on to study for a Diploma in Horticulture at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where he remained for two years as Supervisor of Staff Training before becoming a horticultural journalist and broadcaster.
The newest show in the RHS calendar has a guiding principle: to showcase the best of British horticulture and offer innovative experiences that encourage visitors to try out new gardening ideas at home. Watch the highlights from the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018 (June 6-10) as it comes to life with gardens, installations, plants, people, and more.
Monty Don and Joe Swift look back at the highlights of their week at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018.
On Britain in Bloom episode 11, Chris Bavin meets a group of extraordinary Bloomers who must start from scratch every year after their gardening efforts are literally washed away. Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire is at the confluence of four rivers, which makes for a lovely setting, but one that devastates the town to a greater or lesser degree every year when the waters rise and flood the town.
D’Arcy & Everest: Specialists in British home grown Alpine Plants
Whether you are new or experienced at growing Alpines, you can be assured of a warm welcome when you visit D’Arcy & Everest nursery. The owners Angela and son Luke propagate and grow all their own plants stocking over 800 different varieties including many unusual species that you would not find at your local garden centre.
Find out more about our Master Grower: https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/N…
The Duke of Devonshire guides us through the stunning grounds of Chatsworth House.
The creation of RHS Garden Bridgewater will be the largest gardening project in Europe. The Society’s first new garden in 17 years, it will deliver benefits to the local community as it grows into a world-class garden. The first phase includes the restoration of the four hectare (11 acre) Walled Kitchen Garden, one of the largest in the UK. Plans also include a new schools Learning Centre to grow young people’s horticultural knowledge.
Watch Chris Young, Editor of The Garden magazine, in conversation with RHS Ambassador Adam Frost in his Lincolnshire garden.
Meet the three finalists who took part in this year’s RHS Young Designer of the Year competition Ula Maria, Anca Panait and Jake Curley.
Our three Young Designer finalists have each created their very first RHS Show Garden. The brief was to create a garden office – inspired by the idea of using gardens as a workspace, whether as a practical or quiet space, a place to hold meetings or space within an urban setting. They produced three stunning designs, winning two Golds and a Silver-Gilt.