Iconic residents get growing

The Chelsea Pensioners, resplendent figures at every RHS Chelsea Flower Show and residents of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, talked to us from their allotment plots

The Chelsea Pensioners described the value of their allotment plots, told us what it is they like to grow, how lockdown has changed their day to day life, and described their pleasure in gardening.

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