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An important horticultural festival

He Chelsea Flower Show It already has a century of life, very good news that we want to share with you. This event organized by the Royal Horticultural Society It has become very successful over the years for its quality. It will take place from May 21 to 25.

It began to take place in 1913 on the land of Chelsea Royal Hospital in London and over the years it has become one of the most important events in the world of horticulture.

More than 500 exhibitors with thousands of visitors have passed through the festival, the last edition summoned 161 thousand people who enjoy this art. Since its creation, it has witnessed very important changes in horticultural fashion, reflecting itself in different exhibits, from small and well-groomed bonsai to a pyramid that reached 24 meters high.

The exhibition is organized by the Great Pavilion, a horticultural agency, both professional and amateur.

It is currently a important festival within the social calendar of the city. Those who visit the Chelsea Flower Show, in addition to knowing the new scents have the possibility to enjoy the delicacies of the area, such as tea, scones or a refreshing lemonade.

It is estimated that those who visited the fair last year drank 1,068 bottles of champagne, 15,887 cups of tea, 8,734 sandwiches were enjoyed.

One of the countries that presents the greatest number of exhibitors is Holland. While gnomes are banned at the festival this year, an exception will be made, featuring the 'celebrity gnomes' designed by different experts, such as Dame Maggie Smith and Julian Fellowes, who will then be auctioned by eBay for the Campaign for the Gardening in the Colleges of the Royal Horticultural Society.

Source | Express
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