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Chiffon and wellies at Chelsea

Hey ho, the wind and the rain… In the wet, windy run-up to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, designers worked ankle-deep in mud to get their gardens ready for judging.

27th May, 2006

Hey ho, the wind and the rain… In the wet, windy run-up to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, designers worked ankle-deep in mud to get their gardens ready for judging. Hours before the deadline there were still tulips wearing protective paper cups, peonies wrapped in cotton wool and tropical plants wreathed in fleece. The hardest hit were gardens that relied on alpines (they hate soggy bottoms) and fragile blooms such as the show of blue...

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