The Chelsea Flower Show is probably one of the most famous exhibitions of flora in the world, and a huge inspiration to what can be accomplished in gardens and homes everywhere.
The Chelsea Flower Show takes place 8am to 8pm from Tuesday 22nd May to Friday 25th May and 8am to 5:30pm on Saturday 26th May, and once again the show will be sponsored by M&G. For more information, visit their website here.
To help boost your excitement and ensure you get the most from this event, we’ve created a quick guide on some of the highlights waiting for us this year.
Chelsea Flower Show 2018 Highlights
The Great Pavilion
At the heart of the show, over 90 of the world’s most incredible nurseries will be exhibiting their finest floral displays. Here you’ll find the likes of D’Arcy & Everest, Hampshire Carnivorous Plants, and Peter Beales Roses who are marking their 50th anniversary with the launch of a new rose.
Be sure to check out Hillier Nurseries as well who, together with award-winning designer Sarah Eberle, will take you on a voyage of inspiration guaranteed to leave you full of ideas for your own garden.
The Chelsea Late
Stick around for the evening in Ranelagh Gardens on Friday 25th May for an evening of flowers, jazz and soul.
The New West End Garden
A modern interpretation bringing the gardens and architecture of a London square to the flower show.
A fascinating conceptual garden created for a skincare company; concrete blocks are used to represent people with varying skin conditions.
The Embroidered Minds Epilepsy Garden
This garden has been created in collaboration with writers, doctors, artists and even historians to explore the effects of epilepsy, and represents the different states of a seizure.
Flowers Shows in 2018
If you’re not going to Chelsea this year, or just fancy getting in some extrafloral inspiration, we’ve got a few other flower shows for you to check out:
The National Flower Show 2018
Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May
Hyland House & Estate, Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
This gardening extravaganza is a colourful celebration of everything floral, and for three days Hylands House will be filled with inspirational flowers and plants. This year, the event will be attended by none other than Alan Titchmarsh
Rare Plants Fair 2018
10 am to 4 pm Sunday 17th June
Waterperry Gardens, Nr Oxford
These beautiful eight acres of lush greenery have been a haven of beauty and tranquility since back in the 1930s.
Rode Hall Spring Plant Fair 2018
11 am to 4 pm Monday 28 May
Rode Hall, Scholar Green, Cheshire, ST7 3QP
See the magnificent gardens, visit the incredible Hall and even take a stroll down to the lake to see the heronry.
Seasonal flowers from The Brighton Flower Company
If these flowers shows sounds just right for you, browse our range of fresh, seasonal flowers and plants in our online store and if you’re in Brighton, please visit our friendly store on Western Road. Our team are always happy to discuss everything flower related, especially any passion projects you may have.
Have a question about our bouquets or services? Call us on 01273 770966 for more information.