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Injured soldiers at the Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show Credit: MOD

Staff and patients from Headley Court have been displaying their work at the Chelsea Flower Show.

It was a chance for soldiers to show how successful horticulture therapy has become at rehabilitation centre in Surrey.

Relaxing at the Chelsea Flower Show Credit: MOD

The Chelsea installation, designed by Geoff Whiten, is an example of a permanent garden that has been built at Headley Court.

It's a collaboration with military charity Gardening Leave, who work with the Armed Forces community to improve the mental and physical wellbeing of personnel.

Injured soldier displaying a hanging basket Credit: MOD


Drought garden at Chelsea Flower Show

The naturally dry garden. Credit: ITV Anglia

A "drought-friendly" garden, which aims to demonstrate how householders can keep their gardens beautiful - even through a hosepipe ban - is among the exhibits at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.

The 'Naturally Dry' garden uses native drought-resistant plants like ferns, and also shows how gardeners can make best use of any rainfall they do get.

Despite the recent wet weather, London and the south-east are still officially in drought.

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