Countdown to Chelsea

May 2014

Episode 5

3.0 15 x
With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 due to open its gates on Monday, Carol Klein presents another update on progress in the grounds of the Royal Hospital. Carol has visited the show for 24 years, both as a grower of award-winning plants and as a favourite face of the reporting team. She reports on the frenzied activity and chooses her favourite moments from past shows.

Episode 4

3.0 13 x
More from the hurly burly at the Royal Hospital grounds as the RHS Chelsea Flower Show takes shape ready for the launch. Four time gold-winning garden designer Chris Beardshaw reports on proceedings and celebrates his favourite moments from an event widely regarded as the world's best flower show.

Episode 3

3.0 9 x
Just a few days remain before the blooms must be ready for royal inspection at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. But how are the teams building the show gardens and preparing in the floral pavilion getting on? Today multiple gold-winning designer Andy Sturgeon is on site to show how they are progressing. He also picks key moments from the last century of Chelsea Flower shows with his own personal selection of the highs and lows behind the world's most famous flower show.

Episode 2

3.0 9 x
With the clock ticking to the opening of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, another exclusive behind the scenes look at the agony and ecstasy involved as garden designers and growers battle to get ready. Rachel de Thame meets key exhibitors as she takes the temperature on whether they will be ready for the show's opening.

Episode 1

3.0 10 x
Joe Swift reports from the grounds of the Royal Hospital, meeting key exhibitors.
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