Chelsea Gold Winners at Tatton Park Flower Show

by Bethany Day on June 27, 2013

Interflora Chelsea ExhibitInterflora’s Gold medal-winning design exhibit from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is to be recreated at the greatest garden party of the north, the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show, in July.

The exhibit, aptly entitled ‘Time Frames’, celebrates Interflora’s 90th anniversary and showcases the talent and creativity of a unique collaboration between five of Interflora’s most renowned florists.

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Chelsea Flower Show: What Happens when the Crowds go Home

by Bethany Day on May 25, 2013

Between May 21st and 25th, thousands of people flock to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to see some of the most beautiful flowers and garden designs in the world.

But what happens to all the flowers and displays once the final visitors have gone home? We take a look at some of the ways the exhibits live on after Chelsea.

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Top 10 Flowers at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

by Bethany Day on May 23, 2013

Forget-Me-NotIf there’s one thing you can guarantee there’ll be a lot of at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, it’s flowers and plants. However, to the untrained eye it can be difficult to recognise the different varieties, especially when they are displayed in such innovative ways.

Here’s our guide to ten of the top blooms to keep your eyes peeled for at this year’s best-loved flower show.

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Trends at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show

by Bethany Day on May 22, 2013

RHS Chelsea Flower ShowThe RHS Chelsea Flower Show is always a great place to spot the latest garden and flower trends and this year is no exception, with exhibitors going all out to wow the crowds in the event’s centenary year.

The show not only gives an indication of what we can expect to see at other garden shows throughout the year, it also helps inspire amateur gardeners who are busy planning their own summer displays.

Here’s our guide to the top trends from this year’s 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Interflora’s Time Frames Takes Gold At Chelsea

by Bethany Day on May 21, 2013

Interflora’s landmark design exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been awarded a Gold medal, in recognition of the floral creativity and artistry displayed in its concept and construction.

‘Time Frames’ was created by a team of five of the UK’s most renowned florists, headed up by former RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winner David Ragg. In celebration of the show’s centenary year and Interflora’s 90th anniversary, the exhibit showcases floristry expertise over the past nine decades – to great effect.

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Celebrities Paint Gnomes at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

by Bethany Day on May 19, 2013

Decorated garden Gnomes at Chelsea Flower ShowThe Royal Horticultural Society has lifted the ban on gnomes at RHS Chelsea Flower Show as part of the Chelsea Centenary Appeal and to raise funds for RHS Campaign of School Gardening.

For one year only celebrities have been invited to paint and decorate gnomes, which will be on display at the flower show, before being auctioned off online to help the charity engage young people in horticulture.

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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show Survival Guide

by Bethany Day on May 13, 2013

RHS Chelsea Flower ShowBetween May 21st and 25th, thousands of people will be heading to London’s Royal Hospital Chelsea for the famed Chelsea Flower Show.

The event is arguably the highlight of any flower lover’s calendar and attendees will want to get the most out of the experience. Here’s our guide to ensuring that your day at Chelsea goes without a hitch.

Plan to perfection

Preparations for Chelsea start in the weeks ahead of your visit. It is advisable you should order a copy of the show catalogue in advance so you can pick which exhibits you don’t want to miss. There’s also a handy map inside which you can use to plan your route around the showground.

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Interflora and RHS Launch Commemorative Centenary Bouquet

by Bethany Day on May 11, 2013

To celebrate Chelsea Flower Show’s centenary year, we’ve teamed up with the RHS to launch this beautiful commemorative bouquet.

Available to purchase from the Interflora website until 3rd August, £5 from every sale of this limited edition gift will be donated to the RHS’s Centenary Appeal to help inspire today’s young people, and the future generations, to love gardening.

The kaleidoscope of radiant colour ensures this striking hand-tied takes centre stage right away. With roses, lilies, carnations, chrysanthemums and so much more, this is certainly the right choice of gift to make an impression.

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Interflora showcase 90 Years of Flower Power at Chelsea

by Bethany Day on May 10, 2013

To celebrate Interflora’s 90th anniversary in May this year, the popular flower delivery company have chosen five expert florists to help design and create a unique exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Celebrating floristry expertise over the past nine decades, Interflora’s design exhibit, entitled Time Frames, takes influences from art, fashion and pop culture from the 1920’s to the present day.  Each florist has their own section of time to interpret and will use popular flowers from the era, as well as some authentic props, to bring it to life.

All team members are award winning florists in their own right, but have been brought together to showcase the best that Interflora can offer, in this celebratory year. Meet the team and find out what inspired their section of this spectacular exhibit…

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Interflora Reveal Plans for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013

by Bethany Day on May 9, 2013

A unique team of five of the UK’s most renowned florists have been brought together by Interflora to design and build the organisation’s exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. This year is a particularly important to Interflora as it marks the 90th anniversary for the international flower delivery network and the centenary for the flower show itself.

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