Nicki Chapman and James Wong choose their favourite gardens, Griff Rhys Jones shares his passion for plants, and Rachel de Thame concludes her guide to creating the best borders.
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It's a magnificent day here in central London and the
showground is bursting with visitors enjoying the floral festivities.
The intoxicating scents of Chelsea are still filling every inch
of the Royal Hospital Grounds on this the penultimate
We're uncovering some of the surprising plants and people
that make Chelsea the greatest Flower Show on earth.
Let the celebration of beautiful blooms
Hello and welcome back to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show,
an event supported by M Investments.
Hold on to your secateurs as today we have a packed programme.
Coming up, comedy legend Griff Ryhs Jones joins us
and reveals why these days he prefers the floral festival
Toby Buckland is in the Great Pavilion to discover some familiar
And Rachel de Thame finds the perfect plant recipe
The joy of being here all week means I've had a really great look around,
so this is where I get a chance to fantasise about picking just one
The one I really want to take away, you know I have such a soft spot, I
have different favourite gardens for different reasons. But I always say
it, it is the forensic level of detail. Such talented people,
picking over each enjoy it. If I could take somebody home to look
after my garden, it would be Ishihara Kazuyuki. I have some
favourites, but I will go with City Living. The designer has created a
design I would want to live in. I used to live in a flat, I didn't
have any outdoor space. What Kate has managed to do is create an
environment that a lot of us live in, but have small pockets of
outdoor space. It's beautiful. Hopefully it will be the future.
Forget the house, I could just live in her garden! She's done a great
job. It's not only scent
filling the gardens. Inside the Great Pavilion,
the air is thick with a cacophony of scents and some of
the plants pumping that fragrance out might surprise
you as Toby Buckland has discovered. The reason flowers have an aroma is,
of course, to attract pollinators. But when they are bred to have
bigger blooms, they are all athletics and no aroma. Sometimes it
is still worth sniffing them. It has a gorgeous aroma. It is a
cross between Lily of the Valley and lilac. Then there are flowers you
should never put your nose anywhere near. The sign to look for is blood
red stripes on the petals or Sam Winner modelling. That is a sign
they are pollinated by carrion flies. They will smell like
something that died last week. I don't want to put my nose anywhere
near that one. Jean-Claude. Lovely to meet you. You
are what they call a nose? Well, I prefer perfumer. You control it with
the brain, the nose is only there to control. Week you work on fragrances
for big brands? I like the variety of different kinds of smell. This
one, with the yellow, you smell it, it smells like lemons, grapefruit.
You are right, very citrus. It is light, as well. If you take this
one, darker, it is like chocolate powder. Vanilla. It does. I was
going to say it smells like cheap chocolate, but this is the good
stuff. This is the 80% stuff. Another thing is the smell in the
morning is very light, and at night they are very heavy. It is a product
of the oil changing? Yes. You can have a bouquet in the room and it
will diffuse through the house. It has been under my nose all this time
and I didn't know. Now you know! It has been a pleasure. This is another
flower you think don't have a fragrance, but they do. But it is
the smaller blooms like Montana that pack the punch. The flowers are
small, but produced in their hundreds. When you get your nose
into them, they are as sweet as cherry pie. It just goes to show,
you should never take for granted that the flowers in your garden
don't have a scent. You may get a pleasant surprise.
Throughout this week we've been featuring the designers of the large
show gardens to get a more personal picture of the people behind them.
Next up is Chelsea veteran Chris Beardshaw.
I am the design of The Morgan Stanley Garden at Chelsea Flower
Show. What a stage this is to be at, not only to impress thousands of
gardeners that come through, but also to inspire the schools and
communities that are the recipients of the particular scheme. I started
out life as a mystery man, essentially growing plants to
perfection. Later in life, my mid-20s, I realised that where my
heart lay was the assembly of those plans, the choreography. That is
where we can stimulate the emotions and create beautiful spaces that
change people's lives. My typical garden design, well, did be brutally
honest with yourself, especially if it is your own garden. How do I want
to feel and what makes me feel like that? The two most important
questions. Answer those honestly, and you are in line for a garden
that truly connects with the soul. Growing up, from an early age, did
you know that you were always going to be involved with gardening or
not? I didn't know how to do anything else. My grandmother bought
me a packet of seeds when I was four. I put them on the windowsill,
damp piece of tissue paper, scattered them. What fascinated me
was how they chased the light. If I turned them around, how they moved.
The speed they were doing that. And the fact that every grew, all of
them germinated. I looked at them germinating and thought, I am
probably quite good at this. It was a great introduction from my
grandmother. It was cress, which is so easy to germinate, but that was
her skill. To ignite that passion. At Chelsea, we are surrounded by
wonderful planting and design. Do you have a favourite, now that you
can relax and it is coming near to the end of Chelsea? What are you
most proud of? It's very difficult, it is like asking which is your
favourite child. The Sylvester on the corner is stunning. A British
native, standing by itself. Got it off the vehicle in four hours
without breaking a branch. Around the corner, the Himalayan Lily. I
don't think it has ever flowers at Chelsea Flower Show before. I've had
them for five years, they are probably eight years old. It is from
the Himalayas and it grows with a rosette of leaves for many years and
suddenly, when it decides, it pushes this stem up ten or 12 feet in
height. Regal brooms on the top. It has opened up in the last couple of
days. That is a real surprise. I love the fact you said it decides
when it is going to do it and it knows how important this week is.
Not just for you, but to all of us. It is such a splendid garden. Thank
you very much indeed. We see a lot of green fingered
celebrities at Chelsea. Griff Rhys Jones is
a regular visitor, but it wasn't until Joe Swift visited Griff's
garden that it became clear just So, you are growing a lot of
vegetables? Well, my wife, Jo, she is fanatical. This little plot
controls our whole calendar. We had asparagus, broad beans, artichoke,
extraordinarily beautiful and delicious pumpkins, called Crown
Prince. Fantastic. But it does mean that you cannot necessarily go
somewhere at certain times of the year. As you will find, as we travel
around, the private domain, there is a box everywhere. This is the
obsession with formality that runs around this whole place. We try to
compartmentalise a bit. This is beautiful. Really contrasting to all
of the hedges. It is. Lots of roses. It's beautiful.
The per -- pergola gave us some height, old-fashioned shrub roses
coming up. What is fascinating is what will grow here. I think if you
move into an agricultural field, you are left with a lot of nitrogen in
the field. Very lush. Yes. You are imposing yourself onto the plot?
Nature is a form of disorder. Man is about rationality and lines. If you
make a structured, rational, mathematical pattern and then allow
the profusion to go through it, but a lot of people in a garden like
this, in a rural setting, would be tempted to be haphazard. I really
like the way that you have done this. Is it quite a male thing
question might The house was built in 1700. These were not places
people joined with nature, they are places which people built to
separate themselves from nature. Originally. Where they showed the
control that they can have. A beautiful view? I sat down and we
worked it out so that we had these back and forth bets. Everything is
supposed to be designed to be low maintenance. How is that, is that
the reality? No, it is like selling your plate with food. It feels a
great excitement as you put it onto the plate, then you think I've got
to eat all of this. One of the fun things about having this is you can
plant things and forget about them. Instead of standing over, a small
garden, you stand there and say, come on. If you have got a big
garden, you walking around the corner, two years later, do go, look
at the size of that! Wow! This is my new project. We have new
projects on the go all the time. Isn't that rose fantastic? This is
exactly what I mean. I come in here and go, what's that!? What I'm going
to do is cut a hole in my hedge, another Vista. I'm going to put a
path to take us right the way through, down there. Probably two
more borders in there. These are the beginnings of a little Provencal box
border here. Have you always gardened? As a child, did you?
Gardens are something, like Radio 3, that you need to grow into. We don't
need to worry that young kids are not spending a huge amount of time
gardening. They come to it later. It's fair enough to say, I don't
want to go to Glastonbury any more. But I did. But I don't want to go
there any more. I'd rather be in my garden.
I love the fact that you said you would rather be gardening van Gogh
to Glastonbury! You are at a horticultural customary now, test of
both! I am a Chelsea virgin, it is the first time I have been to
Chelsea. There is the feeling, even as I wander around, you walk around
and see all these things, you think you should be in the garden now
pulling weeds. So much inspiration firing at all angles, have you seen
anything that has caught your eye? I know it is crazy, but I love the
pavilion, I love that side, the Victorian flower displays,
extraordinary. Chrysanthemums, you think... ! How have they done it?
Daffodils! How are they doing this?! Also, I am impressed by the little
gardens. I am impressed by formal gardens, I like the carefully
organised planting. I am a control freak in the garden, I clip things,
and only for it to get wilder as you get further away. I love the way,
the effort, if you look at the borders around here, to make the
random planting effect, it is more corrugated than making a formal
plot. It is really cheeky. It is a constant battle, making it sends to
how we like to understand the world, and having enough chaos to make it
feel relaxed. Either messy or clinical. It is amazing. 50 years
ago, everybody had been getting a builder in to get all that stuff off
your roof. Now, it's a fashion. What I like is, I come along and I can
see these extraordinary re-creations, recreating a Yorkshire
seascape, or to see the extraordinary re-creation of a wild
field. And the gnarly old trees that will have have the shock of their
lives, these apple trees... Appearing here! But I am still as
much in love with it come at the clip pawn beam hedges, I thought the
garden deserved a gold medal. It is one of my favourites. On the theme
of control, I hear you won a beautiful wild flower medal, but you
don't want certain things in it. Of course! What is causing you
distress? In a wild flower Meadow, you have two clear every scrap away.
I was out there pulling. My wife is watching me with a look of horror,
she does all the work in the garden! I go around and say "We must put a
new path here." But the problem for me is, looking at an acre of wild
flower meadow. You have the best place in the world to find an expert
to solve your problems. Have a lovely day. Thank you, James. Lovely
to see you again. We all know that a beautiful
garden can make us happy But getting out and gardening has
much deeper benefits to our mental Garden designer Mark Lane has been
out in the show ground exploring the added advantages gardening
can bring to us all. John, I know there are a few three
varieties of edible plants in here. Different colours, shapes,
performance of plants, wonderful tomatoes and mulberries, the
nasturtium, they are all edible. It isn't a big garden and you don't
need much space to grow it on. This garden is ten metres by ten metres.
The vegetable area is five eggs five, you do not need a big plot to
grow for your family all the year round. My passions is to get
everybody involved in horticulture. -- five eggs five. Those were my
earliest memories, following my grandfather around, growing stuff
for me to eat later. Happy healthy horticultural sums it up, happiness,
fun, breathing in the fresh air, fitness, and above all eating it,
and having a balanced diet for what you grow yourselves.
Over in the Breast Cancer Now Garden through the microscope garden, the
design has focused on making the garden and up listing places for the
mind. -- and uplifting place. It is important for people to rest their
minds by focusing the mind on the minutiae which makes you more
restful and more calm. You have done that with some of the smaller
planting. Part of the garden is about magnification, having little
plants and bigger plants. One of the ones we really like is the tiny
Euphorbia. There are two. Their ardour. This is as well. They are
lovely, exquisite versions of their bigger selves. Taking the time to
observe the small details, and being in that moment, that mindfulness can
be calming and soothing. It can. That is what it is about, enjoying
yourselves and being outside. I agree. It's wonderful.
Throughout the week Carol Klein has been searching the Great Pavilion
to reveal the origin of some of our most loved border plants.
Next, she is focusing on those plants that hail from Australasia.
It was in the 1700s when explorers James Cook and Joseph Banks landed
on the shores of New Zealand. When they arrived, they found the local
people, the Maori, clad in garments, fashioned from a cloth they did not
agonise. It was made from this plant. Plant occurs all over New
Zealand, but articulately on windswept hillsides. It is the tough
leaves that help it to withstand the conditions there. If you tear them
apart, they are fibrous. It allows the plant to bend its leaves
backwards and forwards, and put up with gales, hot sun, and even salt
spray. It was these fibres that were woven together to produce the cloth
of which their clothes were made. It didn't really appear as a common
feature until the last few decades, but now you see it all over the
place. It is often used in bedding schemes and a punctuation plant. It
will grow practically anywhere, but it does need sunshine. It hates
very, very wet soggy, stagnant soil. But apart from that, it is tough as
old boot. I don't grow many plants from down
under in my garden, but one that is looking spectacular at the moment is
a huge, big clump of this. It is an evergreen perennial, native to New
Zealand. The flowers have three petals, in common with many other
members of the iris family, to which it belongs.
Australia, it's hot. The picture is full of earthy colours, terracotta,
ochre, fire and a smell, that wonderful, pungent aroma. The
remaining ingredient of that snow is a plant that probably typifies
Australia for us, the eucalyptus. Eucalyptus are found all over
Australia, many different habitats, but it is only in the last few
decades that they have become a familiar sight both in our gardens
and in our flower shops. As well as grabbing them, it is really
straightforward. They will grow anywhere, providing it is in the
sun. And in reasonably drained soil. But choose the variety that will
grow to the kind of height you want it. But beware, they are really
rapid growers, so you have to keep an eye on them. Throughout the week,
we have looked at each different continent, looking at flowers we
think of as being British. That's not the case with plants from
Australasia, but who knows, in future years, they may become just
as familiar. From a tree that thrives
in the baking heat to a group of antipodean plants which prefer
living life in the shade. I did expect tropical plants to love
shade, but that's not the case. People always think exotic, which
means newbie light. Funnily enough, in tropical rainforests, the canopy
blocks out so much alike. All of these are from damp, due mid
conditions. You can grow this kind. Can you grow a beautiful structure
like the one behind us? Cyathea medullaris,
the black tree fern - But in 2010, I had seven huge ones.
I donated them to gardens around the UK. Everyone put them in
greenhouses, except Chelsea, so they put it outside and gambled. Seven
years later, it is still looking great. West of Cornwall, Central
London, but you can get away with it. A few questions for you, Lynne
Cowdrey says, I rescued a dying tree fern from a nursery section and it
is doing well in a pot, should I planted in the ground? If it is
doing well in the pot, keep it in the pot. However, in pots, water can
dry up quickly because there better grabbing conditions in the ground.
Even in the winter, it should be fine? Throughout most of the UK. If
you are up north, get straw, shove it in the centre of the growing
team, and it will keep the warmth in the centre. Like a woolly jumper.
Emma Quinn says, my fern is turning a pale green, yellow colour, please
help. It sounds like a fertiliser issue. There are lots of types. My
favourite is organic, Lama Peru. It doesn't smell. That is something I
wasn't expecting to hear at Chelsea. Thank you, James. Ferns can be the
perfect plant to breathe life into an unloved shady corner.
But whatever the conditions of your garden, there
Rachel de Thame has been exploring the show gardens to discover
which plants they've used to create a beautiful border no matter
Whether you are on a windy hillside or the very top of a tower block and
have a balcony there, exposed sides are some of the most difficult to
deal with. But there are plenty of plants that will thrive and are well
adapted for exactly that. Alpines come within that category. What they
all have in common is they tend to be low growing, so that the worst of
the wind can sweep over the top without doing too much damage to
them. They often have small foliage, small leaves, sometimes with a
silvery coating, tiny hairs, and those adaptations help the plant
conserve moisture. A few here special. This one is a large flower
on this particular one. It is difficult to get hold of, you won't
find it in a local nursery. But you may find this one. Again, a smaller
version with a rather more delicate shape of daisy flower. Another one
of my favourites, a plant that many of us are familiar with, we see it
in garden centres. It comes from areas in North America, on the North
facing side of cliffs. It can take everything the elements can throw at
it. This has a lovely Daisy Sheikh, with finely dissected leaves. These
ones as well, so beautiful am the rose that is of leaves and so low
maintenance, you don't have to do anything with them once they are in.
And I love this, there are various types, there are also alpine
varieties that are even shorter. Don't be put off by that long stem.
Because it is so slender and wiry, it can get buffeted by the wind.
This is also very popular, and they are perfect. They have the hammock
shape, and the flowers in spring time appear like stars above
foliage. These plants can take the wind, the sun, they can take brain.
What they don't like is to get their feet really wet, soggy, damp soil
all through the winter is a killer. Make sure when you plant them, lots
of drainage goes into the planting holed, and make it deep. These
beauties are then going to thrive. Give me an exposed position any day!
So we've profiled seven of the designers of the Main Avenue
show gardens and in the final instalment of this series,
designer of The Royal Bank of Canada Garden.
My name is Charlotte Harris, I am the design of the Boyle bank of
Canada garden. Three words to ascribe myself,
inquisitive, passionate and happy. -- Royal Bank of Canada garden. The
reason I became a garden designer is because I like being out and
adventuring in wild landscapes, exploring them. And bringing pieces
back of those and bringing green into our everyday lives is something
that brings real joy to me. My earliest gardening memory is
being in the garden with my mother in autumn, raking leaves and the
smell of wood smoke. My top tip for designing a garden is
to work with it, and not to attempt to control it. Have a sense of what
grows there naturally, whether it is sunny or shady, right plant, right
place. I have seen US Chelsea, I have not
met you until this year. I recognise you from working on some of the best
gardens I've ever seen at the show in terms of planting. It is your
first year designing one. How long was it in the making? I started
planning it in June or July last year. Chelsea last year, I thought,
actually, I really am ready now for a Show Garden in my own right.
Planting a Show Garden is very different from a real garden. There
are all sorts of tips and tricks. You are trying to create a realistic
piece of Canada in 20 days? It is a challenge. I think working with a
brilliant nursery, having a very strong plant eating to help you out
and having a sense of what you want to achieve. I was really clear I
wanted to make this about planting communities that were reflected
within the world landscape of Canada. Walking through it, it is so
immaculately perfect. It is hard to imagine you had any difficulties.
Chelsea is about hiding the difficulties that come along. Was
anything particularly challenging? The trees are so beautiful, but they
are super fragile. Bringing them in, there were some sweaty moments. A
brilliant contractor, lots of care and concern, making sure they got in
safely. All other plans are planted in pots. Then we had to take the rim
off. These trees will have been wrapped up, The Brunchies pact, on
the back of a lorry, transported hundreds of miles and they look like
they have been here forever. -- The branch pact.
Because of Monday night's tragic events we interrupted Tuesday's
broadcast to join the nation in a minute's silence.
This meant we missed the opportunity to bring you Carol Klein searching
out plants in the Great Pavilion originating from Asia.
We didn't want you to miss out, so here it is.
There are lots of plants in our gardens that we assume our British
through and through. They have always been there. But in actual
fact, many of them originate in places all around the world. Very
many of them come from the continent of Asia. What could be more English
than a rose? They epitomise an English summer garden. But the roses
that would grow in our gardens today over their heritage to roses from
all over the northern hemisphere. But particularly from Asia. It was a
chance meeting between East and West, on the Isle of reunion in the
Indian Ocean, which was a trading post. Chinese traders brought their
flowers, including the roses. French traders did exactly the same thing.
Eventually, they got together, producing some of the most beautiful
roses you can imagine. The very basis of many of the roses that we
grow today, like this one. This is a ball then rose. -- Bourbon rose. It
brings all sorts of things to the party. These double flowers,
gorgeous scent and the ability to flower on and on.
What is the quintessential English fruit? Surely it is the apple. No.
Not a bit of it. It actually comes from Asia and it was probably
introduced here by the Romans. In recent times, our choice of apples
has diminished hugely. There are only a few varieties available. Help
is at hand. Recently there has been an enormous movement to reintroduce
heritage varieties, so the choice is going to be wider wider.
Nonetheless, they all come from trees from Asia.
Peonies the Queens of the border. Many are from Europe. But we owe our
greatest debt to those from Asia. All of these sumptuous hybrids. But
there is a whole new generation that are even more exciting. They are
hybrids with gorgeous blooms. They have an enormous advantage over some
of the older varieties. For a start, they are really robust, strong
plants. They stand up for themselves and do not need staking. They have a
longer flowering period and maintain their foliage deep into the autumn.
This one is absolutely gorgeous. We have such a debt of gratitude to
Asia. Thanks for these gorgeous plants.
Earlier today we sent Griff Rhys Jones off
into the showground to solve a problem he was having
Let's see if he found a Chelsea solution.
As I explained, I have a problem in my garden. I have an alien invasion.
I'm hoping I can get some help for that year. -- here. Hello. I am here
to bring you a monster and primeval problem. I have a rather successful
wild flower meadow. I have what I think is called horse tail. What can
I do to get rid of it? It is a really interesting weed. It looks
like a tiny Christmas tree. It was around at the time of the dinosaurs,
which gives you an inkling as to how tenacious it is. It has a couple of
ways of spreading. It does not have flowers, it has spores. It will also
have thickened, dark coloured roots, which will spread out through the
soil. That is what your garden is getting. It sounds like something
from outer space. You can try digging it out, but it can go down
one or even two meters down into the soil. To get half an acre, digging
down to two metres... I think we will let you off that. The
management of cutting it, when do you do that? Probably early October.
A lot of summer flowers will be finished by maybe late July, early
August. Try bringing it back just a little bit. That will help to keep
it suppressed and allow the wild flowers to keep a bit of
competition. If we cut that, does the grass need caring? Definitely
clear it up. You might need to learn to live with it. I have been called
a bit of a dinosaur myself, maybe I will have to live with a dinosaur
plant. The Great Pavilion houses some
of the most coveted blooms in the country - peonies have long
been a favourite in the border but recently they've been
topping the list of most The nursery Primrose Hall have
been wowing the crowds with their stunning
bridal headdresses. I'm joined by Bronwyn Brett to see
if we can recreate that magic. Alice, our blushing bride, how
gorgeous do you like? Is this made by your good self? Absolutely. How
easy is this going to be? Really simple. What you have to do is just
click the flowers really short and close to the stem. Then we have a
glue gun, and we just have a tiny dab of glue. Simple as that, stick
it down and hold for a couple of seconds. Lets see how I get on. We
are surrounded by wonderful different varieties. Are they the
number one flower for brides in your opinion? Absolutely, definitely.
They are such gorgeous, gorgeous flowers. Why do they work so well?
When I think of bridal headwear, I am thinking the tiara. If you went
back to the Victorian ages, they used to be made flowers? Absolutely,
definitely a trend that came from the catwalk. We have seen it a lot
recently. Everything travels down to weddings, really. This one, I don't
know what variety it is, but it has the most wonderful fragrance. I
don't think of peonies having much smell? They really do. That is Sarah
Bernhardt. At the front, Lady Alexander Duff, one of the most
highly scented. The bees are loving them. How should you use it, right
at the front, to give its structure? A nice focal point for the
headdress. Is that the front? That is definitely different! We also
have delicate carnations and roses. As a leading stylus, how long have
you been working with flowers? For the last seven years. I fell in
love, doing a friend's wedding, helping her. I carried on from
there. I learned more about them and fell in love. I will have to glue
that again. It is very hot. Are brides quite competitive, would they
be asking their florist for this? In my years in industry, they are
always trying to each other. I am running out of time, I managed to
get two on. Yours is looking beautiful. I have to get my peony
finished. This is a labour of love. We have roses, carnations and the
gorgeous peonies, but you could use other flowers? Totally, the roses
held up well, they add texture. A little bit of colour range, so that
you have a bit of interest. And the smell is so important. Totally! If
you are the rushing bride, you want to smell gorgeous all day long. They
give you that, and a bit of luxury. I'm struggling slightly. All --
always the bridesmaid, never the bride. I think I might need a few
more hours. But it is truly gorgeous.
The Great Pavilion is packed full of the world's
here are some that really got the crowds excited.
James Comey made his birthday and I have a surprise in store. I have
been warned about this! This is what all of the brides will be wearing. I
will wear it, just for you, Nicki. Humiliate me on my birthday. You can
take it off, I don't mind. It has been the most wonderful week. Any
highlights that stick in your mind? For me, it has to be Charlotte
Harris. I have seen her kicking around for years, helping other
people get gold. To finally have an opportunity herself, she was shaking
like a leaf, when she cried, it got me and I burst into tears. It is
that emotion and exhaustion. I love the gardens, it has been the most
terrific week. We have been so blessed with the weather. It is when
you talk to the garden designers, large and small, also the exhibitors
in the Great Pavilion. You get that sense of how much they have been
looking forward to the whole week, the planning could be a week, a
month, sometimes it is years in the making, a lifetime of ambition. Here
they are, and you really get that sense of how important it is. We
have to mention our special guests, all week, but my favourite is going
to be Peter Kay. Forget Car Share, it is all about the Chelsea Chariot,
as I took them around. I met my childhood hero and found out he is a
plant geek as well. I didn't do too badly, did I? Always room for
improvement. Well, sadly that is the end
of The Chelsea Flower Show for the two of us, but you can join
Sophie Raworth and Joe Swift as they reveal the winner of the BBC
RHS People's Choice Award at 7:30 on BBC One or the same time on BBC
Two if you're watching in Wales. And you can catch up with Monty
and Joe on BBC Two at 8 o'clock. Keep sending your thoughts on the
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.