Chelsea Stories

Explore the unique collections of the RHS Lindley Library and uncover the stories behind the world’s greatest flower show, from the first Chelsea flower show in 1913 to today’s Virtual Chelsea.

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The RHS relies on our members so we can look after our Gardens, inspire children to have a passion for plants, train the next generation of gardeners and help solve the environmental problems of our planet.


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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.