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RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Season 2017 2017

  • 2017-05-20T21:00:00-07:00 on BBC Two
  • 90 mins
  • 22 hours, 30 mins
  • Special Interest, Home And Garden

BBC coverage of the world's greatest flower show

15 episodes

2017x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2017-05-20T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show kicks off tonight with an exclusive first look at the gardens and exhibits set to cause a stir at the Greatest Flower Show on Earth. With less than 24 hours to go before the showground officially opens to the world, Sophie Raworth and Joe Swift reveal how this huge event is put together in just three weeks.

2017x02 Episode 2

  • 2017-05-21T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Nicki Chapman and James Wong capture the buzz of the show's opening day as celebrities and VIPs descend on the event. Nicki and James talk to the Rich Brothers and meet the famous names behind the Radio 2 Feel Good Garden, dedicated to scent. Carol Klein embarks on world tour of plants in the Great Pavilion, beginning in Africa.

2017x03 Episode 3

  • 2017-05-21T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Sophie Raworth and Joe Swift present continued coverage of the event as members of the royal family visit the showground. Chris Evans and Mary Berry introduce the Radio 2 Feel Good Garden, dedicated to taste, and there is a look at some of the spectacular gardens and exhibits.

2017x04 Episode 4

  • 2017-05-21T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Monty Don and Joe Swift launch BBC2's week-long celebrations at 2017's RHS Chelsea Flower Show and share their first thoughts about the show gardens. They are joined by Adam Frost, Carol Klein, Juliet Sargeant and Frances Tophill, who bring you the very best from the most prestigious flower show in the world. Joanna Lumley joins to share her long-held passion for plants.

2017x05 Episode 5

  • 2017-05-22T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

It is medals day - Nicki Chapman and James Wong join judges at the crack of dawn to discover who has won what. Carol Klein continues looking at plants of the world, focusing on Asia, while Anneka Rice reveals her gardening prowess.

2017x06 Episode 6

  • 2017-05-22T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

It’s Medals day at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and Monty Don and Joe Swift will be revealing the show garden designs that have won a highly prized gold medal and talking to the designer who has won the prestigious Best Show Garden award. Mary Berry focuses on cut flowers, and fashion icon Nicole Farhi shares her passion for design and architecture.

2017x07 Episode 7

  • 2017-05-23T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Nicki Chapman and James Wong look at the highlights from the show. Celebrity florist Simon Lycett teaches James Wong how to get more life out of the perfect bouquet, and Carol Klein continues her global tour of the Great Pavilion.

2017x08 Episode 8

  • 2017-05-23T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

It is day four of the BBC's coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Monty Don and Joe Swift are in the Great Pavilion with Carol Klein, celebrating the achievements of the exhibitors at 2017's show and revealing the winner of the highest accolade, the Diamond Jubilee Award. Joe Swift interviews Kelly Brook and gets an exclusive look at her garden. Monty meets Sarah Raven and Tricia Guild. On Wednesday evening, the online vote opens for viewers to decide which of this year's large show gardens should win the BBC RHS People's Choice Award.

2017x09 Episode 9

  • 2017-05-24T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Nicki Chapman and James Wong celebrate the small show gardens and meet some of the medal-winning designers. Carol Klein, Rachel de Thame and Simon Lycett offer practical gardening and floristry advice from around the showground.

2017x10 Episode 10

  • 2017-05-24T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Monty Don and Joe Swift are back with more news from 2017's RHS Chelsea Flower Show, aided by Adam Frost, Nick Bailey, Rachel de Thame and Carol Klein. Monty takes an illuminating tour of the Artisan gardens at dusk. Mary Berry gives a personal tour of her family garden before searching the show grounds for inspiration to take back home. Newsnight anchor Kirsty Wark reveals how gardening is a perfect antidote to her day job.

2017x11 Episode 11

  • 2017-05-25T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Nicki Chapman and James Wong choose their favourite gardens from the show. Griff Rhys Jones shares his passion for plants, and Rachel de Thame concludes her guide to creating the best borders.

2017x12 Episode 12

  • 2017-05-25T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Sophie Raworth and Joe Swift look at the highlights of the show. Carol Klein provides tips on plant trends of the future, Mary Berry reveals how to use edible flowers to decorate cakes, and the winner of the People's Choice award is announced.

2017x13 Episode 13

  • 2017-05-25T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Monty Don and Joe Swift round up some of the week's events from the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. We meet the winner of the coveted BBC RHS People's Choice Award. This episode looks to the future of gardening and guest Ellie Harrison gives her tips and advice for gardening for wildlife. Baroness Floella Benjamin shares her thoughts on encouraging our next generation of gardeners.

2017x14 Episode 14

  • 2017-05-26T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Monty Don and Joe Swift look back at the highlights of their week at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017.

2017x15 Episode 15

  • 2017-05-28T21:00:00-07:00 — 90 mins

Sophie Raworth and Joe Swift look back on the highlights of the week at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017.