RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011

Every year peoples' passion for growing plants feeds a global gardening industry worth billions of dollars. Lesley Curwen visits the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show to examine its size and scope.

She meets David Austin of David Austin Roses, who reveals that one of the company's biggest challenges is the counterfeiting of their large perfumed roses.

Gary King, UK marketing manager of Bosch explains the technological leap which has brought cordless lawnmowers and chainsaws to gardens around the globe.

And Lesley climbs a tower filled with edible plants to talk to Steve Guy, horticultural trading manager at B&Q, about the economics of growing your own vegetables.

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18 minutes

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Tue 24 May 2011 11:32 GMT

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