Talking Gardens: Chelsea edition with Chris Beardshaw
Listen to this episode of Talking Gardens, the Gardens Illustrated podcast, featuring designer Chris Beardshaw on his Show garden for RHS Chelsea Flower Show, and some shocking truths about his first ever Chelsea garden 25 years ago
Designer Chris Beardshaw talks about his show garden for Myeloma UK at the 2023 Chelsea Flower Show, which comprises a formal English border and a curated woodland garden of eternal spring with two temples. He reveals some shocking truths about his first-ever Chelsea show garden 25 years ago, involving a cloud of whitefly, trusses of tomatoes and the King; reflects on how the show has changed since then; and champions the specialist nurseries behind the scenes who really make everything happen.
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Talking Gardens - the Chelsea Edition
- Episode One: Cleve West 16/05/2023
- Episode Two: Charlotte Harris 17/05/2023
- Episode Three: Tom Massey 18/05/2023
- Episode Four: Chris Beardshaw 19/05/2023
- Episode Five: Harry Holding 20/05/2023
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Talking Gardens - Season One
- Episode One: Fergus Garrett
- Episode Two: Alice Vincent
- Episode Three: Tom Stuart-Smith
- Episode Four: James Wong
- Episode Five: Troy Scott Smith
- Episode Six: Jekka McVicar
- Episode Seven: Charlie Harpur
- Episode Eight: Sarah Price
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