The Chelsea Challenge Competition

Gardening continues to be a ratings winner on TV and details of a new gardening competition show have been revealed to David Coton.

Created by David Coton on Tuesday, 21st of April, 2015.
Updated on Thursday, 23rd of April, 2015.


Chelsea Challenge

The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge will be aired on BBC2 during May with ambitious gardeners competing against each other, and the winner seeing their creation at the Chelsea Flower Show this year.

Under the watchful eye of Joe Swift from Gardeners' World, and working to several different briefs on a limited budget, the competitors will have four days to construct their gardens that reflect various styles including cottage, formal and conceptual.

Judging criteria will include their design skills, knowledge of the subject, how well they have understood the brief and whether the gardens have the all important 'wow' factor.

The assessors are Ann-Marie Powell, a gold medal standard designer, and James Alexander Sinclair from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Space on the Main Avenue at the Chelsea Flower Show this year awaits the successful gardener. One of the six, who have been selected from hundreds of entries, will have their design featured alongside the country's best gardens at the horticultural highlight of the year.

For more information on the competition and competitors go to www.rhs.org.uk

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