RHS Chelsea Flower Show: The Queen is hoped to be among royal visitors today as show returns to May timing

Today, Britain’s top garden designers praised the “joyous” return of Chelsea Flower Show to its traditional May time at the heart of London’s social season. This was ahead of a visit by the Queen, Earl and Countess, and Princess Beatrice, this afternoon. The show opens to RHS members tomorrow and Wednesday and to the general public from Thursday to Saturday.Jessica-Jane Applegate MB, gold medal-winning Paralympic swimmer, in Out Of The Shadows garden’s swim spa. Designed by Kate Gould/Lucy YoungRHS director general Sue Biggs stated: “Isn’t it lovely to return in May. I’m proud of everyone. I don’t believe there’s been a happier Chelsea. Everyone’s been in such good spirits. “The last two years have been extremely stressful for everyone. It’s not been an enjoyable period for anyone. Chelsea is full of joy… we just need to wait for the rain. “READ MORERHS Chelsea Flower Show 2020: The gardens, themes, and designers to watch out for. Follow the best London gardeners, activists, and creators on Instagram and TikTok. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022: Dates and times. How to purchase tickets. Ruth Wilmot, the designer of the William Morris-inspired Morris & Co garden on the showground’s Main Avenue said that it was joyful. It’s amazing that it’s back…it has such an impact. “A purple metal display stand shaped like Queen Elizabeth II’s profile at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022/ Yui Mok/PAWire Sarah Eberle, one of the most decorated designers at the event, said that it was great to have it back. It was strange in 2020, because that was the first time I had been home in Hampshire in May. Today’s preview will see Jeremy Irons, Amanda Holden, DJ Nick Grimshaw and Shirley Ballas, Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas, and Neneh Cherry, singer.