8 Chelsea Flower Show 2019 gardening trends to try at home

24.9.2019

24.9.2019

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Aaro Suonio looks on with pride at his wife's completed show garden, commissioned for this year's Chelsea Flower Show, as she wins a silver gilt medal for her work.

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The Chelsea Flower Show success with roots in NI

24.9.2019

24.9.2019

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Aaro Suonio looks on with pride at his wife's completed show garden, commissioned for this year's Chelsea Flower Show, as she wins a silver gilt medal for her work.

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Gardeners' Corner from the Chelsea Flower Show

24.9.2019

24.9.2019

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In this week's Gardeners' Corner, David Maxwell goes to the Chelsea Flower Show, where he and Reg Maxwell meet the very best designers and growers in the world of horticulture. Amongst them a number of gardeners from Northern Ireland at the top of their profession delighted to share their gardening expertise along with a liberal sprinkling of keen celebrity gardeners.

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Garden Podcast: Taina Suonio, RHS Chelsea 2019

23.9.2019

23.9.2019

Peter Donegan chats with Taina Suonio, designer of The Roots in Finland garden at RHS Chelsea 2019.

Whilst Taina’s garden was sponsored by the Kyrö Distillery Company, this episode could not have happened without the support of Tim Howell (pictured above) who has for ever been unwavering in his support of this thing I do and of course, CED Natural Stone who have made this and the entire series of 2019 RHS Chelsea episodes possible. Thank you !

Gardeners' Corner from the Chelsea Flower Show

4.6.2019

4.6.2019

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BBC Gardeners’ Corner interview at Chelsea, in the Roots in Finland Kyrö Garden, with the charming David Maxwell - Great Northern Ireland ’craic’ and a gardening reunion with my good friend, the botanist legend Reg Maxwell.

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Regards The Roots in Finland Kyrö Garden ❤️🌸🇫🇮

31.5.2019

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The Roots in Finland Kyrö Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 - How it all got built in just 12 days! An amazing passionate, dedicated and professional team with a sense of purpose and commitment! Hugely proud of everyone! Chelsea 2020 here we come!!!

Taina Suonio at Loimaan Kivi for The Roots in Finland Kyrö Garden Chelsea Flower Show 2019

13.4.2019

13.4.2019

Loimaan Kivi provide their expertly finished; sculpted, hammered and polished gorgeous Finnish granite for the garden’s benches and stairs to the sunken area.

Chelsea Flower Show 2019 - The Roots in Finland Kyrö Garden

11.2.2019

11.2.2019

An Inspirational visit to my main sponsor for the Roots in Finland Kyrö Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show2019 in Chelsea, London - where else ❤

Chelsea Flower Show 2019

28.11.2018

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THE ROOTS IN FINLAND KYRÖ GARDEN

The Chelsea Flower Show 2019 will for the very first time in its long history feature a Finnish Garden

THE DESIGNER

The creative force behind the Finnish garden in the Space to Grow –class is a Finnish landscape designer, horticulturist and environmental biologist Taina Suonio, who is no stranger to British and Irish gardening, having lived 13 years in Northern Ireland and participated in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for 14 years, working with the leading designers on their Show Gardens (Carol Klein, Andy Sturgeon, Paul Stone, Thomas Hoblyn, Professor Nigel Dunnett and Jo Thompson).

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Helsinki struggles with faltering "green roof" initiative

21.11.2018

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Researcher and entrepreneur Taina Suonio said that greened rooftops would need to be inspected annually or at least every other year, but said that is true about any types of roofs.

"Vegetation on roofs does not cause an increase in problems or work," Suonio said.

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21.11.2018

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