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Jo Thompson continues with her description of the show garden as the foundations are put into place and as she tentatively watches Doris the caravan take its position.
Designer Jo Thompson on creating 'A Celebration of Caravanning', and the 50s retro caravan that will form the centrepiece of her first Chelsea garden.
Chris Beardshaw takes us on a journey around the garden, detailing where the acid-loving plants will be planted. Will the flowers be open for the show next week?; only time will tell.
Andy Sturgeon describes his planting plan and is excited that the construction of the central pool is well under way. He worries however what this week's weather will bring?
The majestic pear tree is now in place and Arne talks about the pebble path, the planting combination and the rill that is staring to take shape.
There's more to the show gardens than just plants, with a pyramid and Doris the caravan featuring in the displays.
Artisan Gardens snapshots portraying key elements of design and planting
Fresh Gardens are a new addition to this year's show. Here are some modern and inventive ideas
RHS president Elizabeth Banks admires the exhibits inside the Great Pavilion, the heart of the showground
Gary of Harperly Hall Farm Nurseries shows off a dazzling display of alpines and Meconopsis in their blues, purples and even reds.
Anne Godfrey takes us through some drought-tolerant plants and gives advice on how to keep them going from year to year
The excitement builds for Jo as she takes us round her Celebration of Caravanning garden
Designer Nigel Dunnett explains how he has used 600 lilies in meadow-like planting with familiar wild flowers
Diarmuid Gavin explains how his multi-level pyramid has got something for everyone - including a slide
Editor of The Garden Chris Young is impressed by focal points, plant contrast and clever use of conifers in the APCO Garden
The Arthritis Research Garden designer on how his love of the gardens at Villa Lante and Villa d'Este has inspired his Chelsea design
Paul Barney takes us through the Edulis Nursery stand in the Great Pavilion - on which almost everything is edible
Chris Beardshaw makes the final touches to the Furzey show garden after several days of solid work.
Designer Sarah Price couldn't resist including a small rare orchid in this layered garden
Andy Sturgeon troubleshoots at the last minute to get his garden to the highest standard.
Arne Maynard is happy to see his build-up concerns are unfounded and he makes meticulous finishes to his garden.
This year's artist in residence Tony Heywood talks about why he chose the Jurassic Coast for his latest creation
Designer and presenter Joe Swift talks about the lure of nature and the shade-loving plants in this gold-winning garden.
Designer Cleve West describes the striking contrast of informality with formality in this Best Show Garden.
Tulips, orchids, ferns and a host of other flora provide strong symbolism in The Easigrass Garden.
Designer Ishihara Kazuyuki talks about how he uses trees and other plants to create an evocative, atmospheric space.
Designer Arne Maynard reports on the construction of the 'gardener's garden' and how the elements of his design are coming together.
The trees are in and more planting is added before the electrics are installed in this South of France-inspired garden designed by James Busson.
Starting to take shape as the finishing touches are put to the puddingstone pillars and Mediterranean plants are gradually planted.
An exciting day ahead with more hard landscaping and the pillars get planted up. The bulk of the plants are watered and brought in ready for installing into the garden.
The foundations are set on the busy site and the pillars are erected. These will represent the walls of a hidden valley near Nice where the inspiration of this garden comes from.
Chris Beardshaw talks about the natural inspiration behind his re-creation of Furzey Gardens, plus the amazing mature shrubs and trees they've brought in from the New Forest.
Show manager Alex Denman takes you behind the scenes of the 2012 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Exclusive interview with Cleve West about the garden and how he prepares for Chelsea.
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