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    27th May 2010Chelsea Flower ShowStephanie Donaldson

    rare-orchids

    The Luxembourg Gardens in Paris mounted their first ever display of their collection of rare orchids

    heuchera

    I’m not very keen on some of the foliage colours of heucheras and heucherellas but this display did make me smile

    greenhouse
    This interesting and informative display in the Great Pavilion explored historic gardening techniques.

    french-gardening
    I’d never heard of hot bed growing described as French Gardening

    vedgetables

    Medwyn Williams grows vegetables like no others – and has now been joined in the business by his son and grandson

    avon-bulbs

    Avon Bulbs make bulbs irresistible

    more-avon-bulbs
    More temptation from Avon Bulbs

    roses
    The luxuriant and fragrant Alhambra-like display at David Austin Roses

    one-pot

    Garden Organic are promoting their One Pot Pledge in the Great Pavilion

    > insect-hotel

    Proof that insect hotels can be modernist as well as rustic

    garden-sculpture
    The wirework sculpture was so realistic I can imagine that it trotting round the Great Pavilion checking the other displays at dawn

    dahlias
    Caramba! Dahlias have evaded the taste police and are back in the Great Pavilion

    hilliers-nursery
    Hilliers Nurseries explore various colour themes of which this was the prettiest

    hilliers-new-plant

    Hilliers star new introduction – although its name will take some learning

    peaony
    Single white paeonies are much in evidence

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