Greening Grey Britain

How to green your grey front garden

Create welcoming and low-maintenance planting with room to park two cars

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Help us transform 6,000 grey spaces into living planted places by the end of 2017.

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Our report shows a quarter of all front gardens are paved over - turn yours into a green oasis

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RHS Greening Grey Britain Garden

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    RHS Greening Grey Britain Garden

    Designer, Nigel Dunnett describes his innovative ideas behind this sustainable garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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    How to green your front garden

    See how we transformed a front garden in a busy street in London, giving the homeowner a greener but still-practical space.
  • 4:20

    Greening Grey Britain with Chris Young

    Greening Grey Britain with Chris Young, Editor, RHS The Garden members' magazine
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    Greening Grey Britain - garden ideas

    Watch a video of Chris Young, Editor of RHS magazine The Garden, as he takes a tour of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and gives inspiring gardening ideas to help us green up our grey, unloved areas.
  • 4:14

    Greening Grey Britain - London's Cody Dock gets a much-needed boost

    Watch a video of Cody Dock in London getting a much-needed horticultural boost from RHS Ambassadors Adam Frost, Nick Knowles, Chris Beardshaw and many wonderful volunteers, as part of RHS Greening Grey Britain.

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