Chelsea Flower Show 2012

One of the most famous gardening shows in the world, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is taking place next week – the perfect reason to be inspired and give your outdoor space a makeover. Also known as the Great Spring Show, it’s held every year in May and runs for five days. A fabulous celebration of the highest quality horticulture it is full of inspiration and popular features such as the show gardens designed by leading names.

Get your garden in shape with our top five tools to transform your outdoor space…

Secateurs by The Thoughtful Gardener

 ‘Reap what you sow’ with these trusty secateurs by The Thoughtful Gardener. Ideal for precise and delicate work, they have many practical features including, easy locking catch, non-stick coated blade for a clean cut, heat treated for long lasting sharpness & an integrated wire cutter.

Striped Petal Olive Fork by Orla Kiely

 Add designer style to your gardening work with this striking hand fork from the Orla Kiely Garden collection. It features her signature floral pattern on the head, a wooden handle & leather loop for easy storage, a super stylish & practical must have accessory for any keen gardener.

Cast Iron Garden Line By Kew Gardens

 This Cast Iron Garden Line from Fallen Fruits is part of their Kew Garden collection, produced under license for Kew Royal Botanical Gardens. A rustic styled garden line, it is extremely useful to mark rows for sowing seeds & comes complete with 25m of jute string.

Seed Pot Maker by The Thoughtful Gardener

 Grab some old newspaper and this fabulously practical seed pot maker and you can create any number of biodegradable pots for seeds, seedlings & young plants. A fabulously practical garden tool, it’s made from wood features the quote; ‘ From little acorns do might oaks grow.’

Watering Can – Clay by Garden Trading

 An essential piece of kit for any gardener this watering can from Garden Trading will also add rustic charm to any garden. Made from galvanised powder-coated steel it has a capacity of 5L, and it is available in shutter blue or clay.


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