Dopamine & dedication at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is colourful, inspiring and an assault on the senses! I arrived at about 8.10 am on Tuesday, RHS Members Day, and walked through the iconic gates – this year decorated in dried and fresh alliums – to get my first floral dopamine hit. The first of many.

I love the show because it’s a spectacle from start to finish. Here are some of my highlights:

A tablescape in the Floral Pavillion
The Blue Garden – in the Balcony Category

There were too many highlights to fit into just one article, so you can see more photos in my articles on the Perrywood Garden Centre news page.

I also love the RHS Chelsea Flower show because it puts the spotlight on the horticulture industry. I get a real boost from chatting with some of the designers and exhibitors because, like me, they are potty about plants. Some are more dedicated than others. This lady, Vicki from Craig House Cacti, makes me realise I need to up my cactus clothing game! I’m heading online to search for cactus fabric…

The cactus lady

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