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Royals in bloom as the Chelsea Flower Show gets underway

Posted On: 22 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: Royal Central

It was a family affair as members of the British royals visited the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra paid a visit to the horticultural show on its opening day, September 20th 2021. It's long been a staple on the royal calendar, and the visit marked a return to normalcy after the event had been cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic last year.
Among the inspiring floral displays, the royals toured one of the show's centrepieces, The Queen's Green Canopy Garden, which honours The Queen's upcoming Platinum Jubilee in 2022 and the UK-wide Green Canopy to ‘plant a tree for the Jubilee.'
The Queen's Green Canopy Garden is described by the Show as a “towering green and purple woodland” that features over 3,500 plants and evokes the relationship between the countryside and nature and agriculture.
Princess Anne chatted with David Dodd, the Garden's designer, who later told reporters: “I was actually blown away by...

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