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Chrysal International Takes Over MAC Technologies Activities
An ideal solution for florists and flower delivery services. Chrysal International. For more than 80 years, Chrysal supplies premium flower care products which condition cut flowers for optimal quality. The last few years Chrysal have used its ...

Fresh talent at the Chelsea Flower Show
To the uninitiated the Chelsea Flower Show does not look particularly frenzied. But beneath the immaculate white canopy of the Great Pavilion, however, is a steaming swamp of horticultural hopes and dreams. For growers, designers and other exhibitors ...

Design notebook: inspired by Chelsea Flower Show
In celebration of the Chelsea Flower Show, Designers Guild's King's Road store is being taken over by all things floral. As well as displays of its textiles and wallpapers, it has worked with the flower stylist Juliet Glaves. Pop in for inspiration and ...

10 things you didn't know about the Chelsea Flower Show
1) The Chelsea Flower Show was originally called the Royal Horticultural Society's Great Spring Show, and was held in 1862, at the RHS garden in Kensington. It wasn't until 1913 that the show moved to its current turf in the grounds of the Chelsea ...

Kent and Sussex growers set for Chelsea Flower Show
Growers from the south-east of England are gearing up for next week's Chelsea Flower Show in London. It is one of the biggest and most famous events on the gardening calendar, with more than 500 exhibitors. Juliette Parkin spoke to two growers in Kent ...

Chelsea Flower Show: the pop-up gardens refreshing city centres
The Fringe began as a salon des refuses for a group of artists, writers and environmental activists who felt that their ideas could not be expressed through the format of the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show, the most successful and ...

Olympic athletes of gardening line up at Chelsea flower show
A past president of the Royal Horticultural Society was well known for proclaiming that year's Chelsea flower show was undoubtedly the "best ever". That tradition carries on and it is true that every show throws up something new and exciting. As one of ...

Chelsea Flower Show visitors to see fruits of Stoke-on-Trent youngsters ...
Chelsea Flower Show visitors to see fruits of Stoke-on-Trent youngsters ...

Alan Titchmarsh: Designing at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 is a different ...
Alan Titchmarsh: Designing at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 is a different ...

Chelsea flower show: welcome back Alan Titchmarsh, goodbye gnomes
As the sun burned down on the Chelsea flower show, Alan Titchmarsh bustled past, a potted shrub in each hand. "Sorry, no time to talk," he said, adding: "I feel like I'm back in 1985." It is his first time as a designer at Chelsea for 30 years, a ...

Rachel de Thame on The Chelsea Flower Show and Alan Titchmarsh
As the 101st Chelsea Flower Show arrives on our screens this week with more than 12 hours of coverage across the BBC, viewers will notice a new crop of presenters. Gardeners' World stalwart Monty Don has taken over as lead presenter alongside ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: place your bets on the winners
Chelsea is a sportsman's paradise this year, with lots of outsiders lining up in the starting gate on Main Avenue. Some are complete unknowns while others have shown excellent form at other (less-demanding) shows. With a large smattering of 20 ...

No sour grapes about this year's Chelsea Flower Show
The Cloudy Bay Sensory Garden by Wilson McWilliam (MA3), is one of the most hotly anticipated gardens at Chelsea Flower Show this year, steeped in colour, booze and just a whiff of controversy. The show garden, created by Andrew Wilson and Gavin ...

Designers are hoping to impress at Chelsea Flower Show
“My designs are inspired by nature and the countryside and therefore appeal to the Chelsea Flower Show visitors. On average we serve 350 customers a day. It's very busy.” During the show, she will be showcasing her new Swallow collection and in ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014 shopping guide
Garden-centre tills have been ching-chinging for months, but Chelsea is the real start of the horticultural shopping season. It sees the launch of more new products than any other show – both in the tiny stands crammed with practical kit, and among the ...

The finishing touches are applied to the Telegraph garden, as the team prepare ...
The finishing touches are applied to the Telegraph garden, as the team prepare ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: how has the judging changed?
Comments. This year's designers at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show will receive a written report for the first time - but will they be able to take it? There is more than the usual tension down at Chelsea this year, as designers prepare for a new judging ...

Chelsea Flower Show: Can't afford a £400 ticket? Head to the Fringe
Would you rather buy a pair of patterned wellies, or turn your car into a "seed bomb"? That's the question this week for fans of horticulture. The traditionalists will be heading for Chelsea Flower Show, where a premium ticket will cost you £400. Add ...

Alan Titchmarsh cultivating home turf Chelsea Flower Show garden
Twenty-nine years ago, I won a gold medal at the Chelsea flower Show for my Country Kitchen garden. It seemed like a good idea to quit while I was ahead, and the fact I was involved in the TV coverage between then and 2013 precluded any further ...

Wisley garden: A rival to the Chelsea Flower Show
I'M WANDERING through a carpet of brightly coloured tulips at Wisley, the RHS's flagship garden, with curator Colin Crosby talking about this week's hotly anticipated Chelsea Flower Show. By: Jane Memmler. Published: Sun, May 18, 2014. flowers, wisley ...

Chelsea: Flower Show highlights
The Chelsea Flower Show falls in the week that seems to teeter miraculously between spring and summer. It is a time that is full of promise, but the show cheats it by just enough to whet your appetite for what is yet to come – roses in abundance ...

Finishing touches made ahead of Chelsea Flower Show
Final preparations for the Chelsea Flower Show were underway on Saturday ahead of the event's opening day on Tuesday. More than 150,000 visitors are expected to flock to the annual floral show, which is held over five days. The Telegraph has its own ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: a welcome breath of fresh air
It's as if the doors of the Chelsea Flower Show have suddenly been opened to a new generation of designers, and for this the RHS should be congratulated. Such risk-taking would have been unthinkable a few years ago, but there have been changes at the ...

Bunny Guinness's pick of Chelsea Flower Show 2014
Garden design and horticulture are skills that are vastly improved with experience above all else, and I think this is shown in some of this year's Chelsea show garden crop. Too many “arrangements” rather than designs, where many different elements and ...

Alan Titchmarsh: my very own Chelsea Flower Show garden
Twenty-nine years is a long time. It doesn't feel like a long time and, as everyone knows, the older you get, the faster time flies. But it is 29 years since I made my last garden at the Chelsea Flower Show and tomorrow will see the unveiling of a ...

Jessica Chastain's Massive Flower Delivery
Adorable Facebook user Jessica Chastain has delighted us once again. Sunday's dispatch from the land where all is sunshine and karaoke and everything is signed "xxjes" shows the actress holding an immense flower arrangement of about a million white ...

Sophie Raworth on how she juggles TV presenting with being busy mum of three
As well as anchoring BBC news bulletins, the mother of three recently completed an astonishing two marathons within eight days – and now she's about to front peak coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Ask her if she's some kind of super woman and ...

Floral recipes inspired by the Chelsea Flower Show
Add the two cheeses and then the vegetables, and bring to the boil. Serve with a sprinkling of pea shoots and courgette flowers. *Recipe from Gallery Mess and Rhubarb head chef Darren Lock. Gallery Mess will be serving a Chelsea Flower Show menu May ...

How the Chelsea Flower Show blooms for business
It is astonishing how many City bigwigs and deal-makers, FTSE 100 chairmen and chief executives and private equity princelings take up an interest in gardening at this time of year. This evening, the great and the good of commerce, industry and finance ...

International Flower Show at Hess's in 1964 - Almanac May 19, 2014
1964: Flower of Pennsylvania : "Mrs. Mary Scranton, wife of the Pennsylvania governor, yesterday cut a garland of orchids at Hess's Department Store in Allentown to officially open the third annual International Flower Show. The ceremonies took place ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: live coverage
Read the article Chelsea Flower Show 2014 shopping guide. 14.25 Ed Cumming was witness to an unusual encounter among the flowers. Jeremy Paxman vs Titan the robot. "You're famous," says the robot. "Oh yes, I know, 50 Shades of Grey.'" No comeback ...

Sleaford-based firm set for RHS Chelsea Flower Show
A Sleaford-based flower delivery firm is to showcase the skills of its up-and-coming young florists at the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit named 'Succession' was created by a team of five youngsters, aged from 21 to 27 years, from ...

Amy Willerton emerges at Chelsea Flower Show with Rapunzel-like locks as she ...
Amy Willerton emerges at Chelsea Flower Show with Rapunzel-like locks as she ...

Celebrities pay tribute to WW1 fallen at Chelsea Flower Show
The Chelsea Flower Show paid a poignant tribute to the First World War as Rowan Atkinson and other famous names read war poems in a garden of poppies. Atkinson, who played Captain Edmund Blackadder in the Great War-set Blackadder Goes Forth, ...

Energetic Susanna Reid jumps around Chelsea Flower Show preview in pink ...
Energetic Susanna Reid jumps around Chelsea Flower Show preview in pink ...

Flowers share the stage with actors and models at London's Chelsea Flower Show
Benedict Cumberbatch, Lily Cole, Rowan Atkinson and Amy Willerton were among the British celebrities on hand to preview the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London on Monday. An exhibitor looks at Auricula plants on display in ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: The Queen finds herself in the trenches
The Queen found herself in the trenches as she visited a floral tribute to the fallen of the First World War at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday. Her Majesty was invited to walk through a replica trench, complete with sandbags, floral “mud” and metal ...

Day in Photos: May 19
Flooding triggers mass evacuations in the Balkans, the Chelsea Flower Show, Chinese workers leave Vietnam and more. 1 of 9. European Commission presidential candidate Jean Claude Juncker, center, and, from left, Greek Development Minister Kostis ...

Queen stops and smells the roses as she gets first look at Chelsea Flower Show
THE Queen walked through the trenches yesterday as she got a first look at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. By: Benjamin Russell. Published: Tue, May 20, 2014. The Queen admires the blooms at Chelsea Flower Show[PA]. She was guided through a ...

The Intersection of Fashion and The Chelsea Flower Show
Nearly every year since 1913, the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) has sponsored The Chelsea Flower Show. This year marked Gucci's time in the spotlight with their first garden at the show, which officially opens to the public on Tuesday with Queen ...

Flower delivery service receives wilting criticism from BC customers
But two B.C. daughters were heartbroken when their intended presents were badly botched by Bloomex – a flower delivery company with perpetually poor ratings from the Better Business Bureau. Story continues below. “I would like to see these guys shut ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: the winners in full
Winner: the Laurent-Perrier Garden scooped best in show at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014. 10:13AM BST 20 May 2014. Comments. The Chelsea Flower Show medals have been handed out to this year's crop of gardens. The prize for Best in Show went to ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: Pictures Of The Glorious Gardens And Displays
The flower show also contains gardens and displays addressing themes from fashion to sustainability and drawing on inspiration from around the world. The show gardens include a design by Cleve West inspired by ancient Persian gardens, Italian-style ...

Chelsea Flower Show welcomes new young designers to the fold
It's the 101st anniversary of the Chelsea Flower Show. Last year's centenary was filled with nostalgia, this year it's out with the old and in with the new. There are eight first-time designers at the show and several of them are under 30. For a show ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: Telegraph garden wins gold
The Chelsea Flower Show medals have been handed out to this year's crop of gardens before the public arrive to view the floral spectacle. The Telegraph's contemporary Italian garden, designed by Paul Gazerwitz and Tommaso del Buono, won a gold medal ...

Amy Willerton covers up at Chelsea Flower Show fashion shoot
... I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, looks ethereal in her latest modelling shoot for Brand Alley. Amy is helping promote the website's first-ever Show Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, which is inspired by the romantic style of 16th century ...

RHS Chelsea: Awards for best small gardens announced
RHS Chelsea: Awards for best small gardens announced. THE Best Fresh Garden award at RHS Chelsea Flower Show has gone to the Royal National Institute for Blind People's The Mind's Eye, by LDC Design. By: Deborah Stone. Published: Tue, May 20, ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: War Horse stands proud in No Man's Land garden
After all the nonsense Alan Titchmarsh has had to endure about no longer presenting the BBC's coverage of RHS Chelsea Flower Show, you've got to give him full marks for his cheery demeanour. “How's Alan then?” I heard his former co-presenter Diarmuid ...

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: 'A relaxed and happy affair'
Last year the Chelsea Flower Show celebrated its 100th birthday and agonised a bit over the process. Big name designers, such as Christopher Bradley-Hole, had a crack at the show gardens, and Prince Harry helped with a design for his Malawi charity, ...

Chelsea Flower Show
Close. Caption. The prestigious gardening show features hundreds of stands and exhibition gardens. 1 of 20 May 19, 2014 Plants are moved into position at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The gardening show opens to ...



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