Episode 1

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Duration: 45 minutes

On 20 May 2014 the horticultural highlight of the year opens with the 101st Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show. As last minute preparations are being made by Britain's best growers and green-fingered designers, the team behind the BBC's coverage bring you exclusive access from the showground to witness the highs and lows of preparing for this national celebration of British gardening.

In this programme, Joe Swift reports from the grounds of the Royal Hospital, meeting key exhibitors and choosing favourite moments from classic Chelsea reporting going back over the years.

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Credits

Presenter
Joe Swift
Producer
Simon Pass
Series Editor
Simon Shaw

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BBC and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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The BBC will be at Chelsea, broadcasting from Monday 19th May till Friday 23rd May 2014.

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