Published: 31 May 2013
The People at Chesea 2013
The plants were not the only stars at this year's Chelsea flower Show. Here are a few of the familiar faces that we spotted whilst walking around the show.
Alongside the beautiful blooms were the stars of screen, stage, and gardening programmes.
Many were there because of their keen interest in gardens and gardening, some because they were attending a press call for naming a new plant or were being interviewed by the world’s media.
Whatever their reasons may have been for attending the greatest flower show on earth, they certainly added another touch of glamour to the occasion.
The pictures below show just a few that graced the grounds of the Royal Hospital during the show.

Jo Swift faces the cameras for the BBC

Tommy Walsh supporting the Water Aid garden

Antionio Carluccio taking a close look at the edible crops in the Great Pavilion.

Dave Root - MD of Kelways Nursery under the
'vegetable tree' - a reminder of their past days of raising
edible crops for seed production.

Anneka Rice with the ladies who arrange flowers -
including the spectacular NAFAS display
Jerry Hall with the ladies from NAFAS. Check back for a follow up report on the NAFAS display.

Editor Chris Allen with Richard Sabin being put to the test by Dr Craig Knight during an eco-office experiment - a joint project by Indoor Garden Design and Exeter University. More details of this study will follow soon.
Reported by Chris Allen  

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