• Posted:Monday, May 24, 2010
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Go green in London

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Go green in London
Those with green fingers may like to book up a hostel in London as soon as possible because tomorrow (May 25th) sees the start of the Chelsea Flower Show, which is sure to amaze you even if you aren't a fan of gardening.

The event showcases a variety of gardens, whereby horticulturists compete to win the renowned Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) gold medal. But people who are interested in attending need to get their act together because it only runs until Saturday – so get booking now!

And if you haven't been before then I really do recommend it, even if you don't like gardening that much. I wouldn't say I'm the biggest fan of going outside and mowing my lawn or planting a few shrubs, but this event will give people with even the slightest hint of interest the wow factor.

Those planning to attend may like to look out for the Daily Telegraph Garden, which James Alexander-Sinclair - a garden and landscape designer – has tipped to win the Best in Show accolade.

There is a courtyard at the back of it, which has a water feature and there are open clearings of sparsely planted gravel on the space inspired by central Chile and the Southern Cape.

But there are not just gardens to take in as there are copious amount of plants for you to feast your eyes on and you will be surprised to see just how many wonderful shapes and sizes they can come in.

If you prefer to take in some shrubbery then head to the Great Pavilion, which is where the green magic is happening this year with around 100 displays set to feature in the building.

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