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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

For the first time Chris is uprooting the Breakfast Show and planting it at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show with special guests and take-away tips for budding horticulturists.

Chris is uprooting the Breakfast Show from Wogan House and planting it at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show. He'll be taking a sneak peak at the hundreds of exhibits at the show and meeting some of the brilliant brains behind them. There will be special guests and take-away tips for all budding horticulturists as Chris explores the gardens situated on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.

This year to celebrate Radio 2's 50th anniversary, the station teams up with Chelsea to bring you, for the first time ever, the BBC Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens - five gardens showcasing how plants can enrich and indulge each of the five human senses: sight, sound, taste, smell and touch. The gardens are named after five of our Radio 2 presenters, each of whom has played a part in their designs. There will be: The Chris Evans Taste Garden - designed by Jon Wheatley with the help of Mary Berry, The Jo Whiley Scent Garden - designed by Kate Savill and Tamara Bridge with help from perfume genius Jo Malone, The Anneka Rice Colour Cutting Garden - designed by Sarah Raven, The Jeremy Vine Texture Garden - designed by Matt Keightley, and finally The Zoe Ball Listening Garden - designed by James Alexander-Sinclair.

Every year The RHS Chelsea Flower Show welcomes 165,000 visitors who come to see over 500 exhibits, including Show Gardens, Artisan Gardens and Fresh Gardens. Held at Chelsea since 1912, it is the most famous flower and landscape gardens show in the world.

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • The Mock Turtles

    Can You Dig It?

    • Drivetime 3 (Various Artists).
    • Dino.
  • Hurts

    Beautiful Ones

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Carl Douglas

    Kung Fu Fighting

    • Million Sellers Vol.16 - The Seventie.
    • Disky.
  • Tears for Fears

    Sowing The Seeds Of Love

    • The Best Of Drive Time (Various Artists).
    • Polygram TV.
    • 7.
  • KT Tunstall

    Black Horse and the Cherry Tree

    • (CD Single).
    • Relentless Records.
  • Bow Wow Wow

    Go Wild In The Country

    • Into The Eighties - Various Artists.
    • Global Television.
  • The Foundations

    Build Me Up Buttercup

    • Million Sellers Vol.12 - The Sixties.
    • Disky.
  • Blossoms

    Blown Rose

    • Blossoms.
    • Virgin EMI.
    • 007.
  • Kim Wilde

    Kids In America

    • Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis.
    • Columbia.
  • The Mike Flowers Pops


    • (CD Single).
    • London.
  • The Beatles

    She's Leaving Home

    • Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
    • Apple.
    • 6.
  • Take That

    New Day

    • Wonderland.
    • Polydor.
  • Travis

    Flowers In The Window

    • (CD Single).
    • Independiente.
  • Hothouse Flowers

    Don't Go

    • Emerald Rock (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Harry Belafonte

    Jump In The Line

    • The Best Of.
    • Camden.
    • 16.
  • The Jam

    Going Underground

    • Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis.
    • Columbia.
  • P.M. Dawn

    Set Adrift On Memory Bliss

    • 100% Pure Love (Various Artists).
    • Island.
  • The Move

    Flowers In The Rain

    • Move.
    • Esoteric Recordings.
    • 010.
  • Marv Johnson

    I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose

    • Motown - The Hits Collection Vol.2.
    • Motown.
  • Coldplay

    Life In Technicolor II

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • Carole King

    I Feel The Earth Move

    • The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.
  • Bruce Springsteen

    Hungry Heart

    • Bruce Springsteen - Greatest Hits.
    • Columbia.
  • Starship

    We Built This City

    • Now 1985 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
    • 1.
  • Billy Ocean

    When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going

    • Billy Ocean - Love Is For Ever (L.I.F.
    • Jive.
  • The Searchers

    Needles and Pins

    • (Single).
    • Pye.


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