Audio slideshow: Chelsea 2011

More than 150,000 people will visit this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show - but the press, and some famous faces, have been allowed a sneak preview of the world famous floral festival.

See some of the show's sights here - including a garden in the sky from Diarmuid Gavin, a verdant vegetable patch from BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time expert Bunny Guinness, and a heartfelt space from designer Ann-Marie Powell.

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All images copyright BBC News. Music by Michael Franti/Spearhead and Calvin Harris.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 24 May 2011.


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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011

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