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100 years of Chelsea Flower Show

Submitted by on November 28, 2012 – 8:28 amNo Comment
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If you’ve ever wanted to attend the Chelsea Flower Show, Road Trips Gardeners, next year’s the time to do it.

The ‘greatest flower show on earth’ celebrates its centennial in 2013 at Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, England (map).

It’s on from May 21 through 25, 2013, but get your tickets early because they typically sell out — and a centenary year certainly isn’t typical.

If you want some help organizing your trip, here are two options:

*Chelsea Flower Show Tour

*English Gardens Tour with Chelsea Flower Show

(Photo, courtesy of the Royal Horticultural Society, is of Digitalis Illumination Pink, the RHS Plant of the Year for 2012)

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