June 30, 2015

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015.

Monty Don, Rachel de Thame and Joe Swift preview the 25th Royal Horticultural Society's Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, which this year is celebrating its silver anniversary. In the first of four programmes, Monty Don and Joe Swift look back to the show's beginnings back in 1990 and talk to the exhibitors who have been at the show since the start. Rachel de Thame talks to the Historic Rose Group, and chief curator of the Royal Palaces Lucy Worsley explores Hampton's famous maze.


Monty Don, Joe Swift and Rachel de Thame are joined by Carol Klein and James Wong at the 25th RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Rachel de Thame reveals the winner of Rose of the Year. Joe takes a look around this year's conceptual gardens based on the senses. James takes a tour of the Growing Tastes Marquee and Carol has everything you need to know about clematis.

Monty Don and the team continue their tour of the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, this year celebrating its 25th anniversary. Monty takes a look at the new plants being launched at the show and looks back at the top flowers of 1990 when the flower show began. Carol meets plants with personalities and James highlights the plants that can give the jungle look.

In the final programme from the 25th Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Monty and the team look at bee-friendly plants and learn more about salvias. James Wong takes a look around the plant village, whilst Carol looks at the importance of single flowers for insects. Joe looks back to the show's beginning in 1990 to compare the flower show then and now.

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