Win a year's RHS membership and tickets to Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 was a delight this year as expected  – read the ACHICA Living report on it here - and the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show next month looks to be just as impressive. If you’re a keen gardener and feel like you could give Dairmuid Gavin a run for his Irish Sky Garden, then you’ll be pleased to hear ACHICA Living has teamed up with the RHS to give away a pair of tickets to the world’s largest flower show – the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011 – for any day between the 5th-10th July. The lucky winner will also receive one year’s RHS membership. Read on to find out how to enter…

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At the show this year, you can explore the RHS Edible Garden and witness artisan production methods first-hand – from hop pickers on stilts to the art of bee-keeping – displaying the very best in growing your own with almost every plant having an end (mainly edible) use. Other highlights include the stunning Conceptual Gardens and inspiring Poets’ Gardens, dedicated to the works of Keats, Byron, Lewis Carroll, and other British literary greats. There will also be chance for shopping, dining and enjoying live music throughout the day.

Membership to the RHS will bring you days out at breathtakingly beautiful gardens and shows, one-to-one advice from RHS experts, as well as inspirational tips from a monthly magazine to help your garden flourish. Membership also allows access to the exclusive Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th members’ only days. For further information on the benefits of being an RHS member please click here

TO BE IN WITH THE CHANCE OF WINNING A YEAR’S RHS MEMBERSHIP AND TICKETS TO HAMPTON COURT PALACE FLOWER SHOW 2011: Simply become a member of www.ACHICA.com (if you aren’t a member already) and EMAIL YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS to competitions@achica.com

The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, 5 –10 July, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, KT8 9AT.  Tickets from £14.50 – £32.50 and are on sale now.  Call 0844 338 7528 or visit or the RHS website to book.

The deadline for entries is June 19th 2011 when the lucky ACHICA Living winner will be announced. In the meantime you can check out the lovely garden promotions at ACHICA this weekend. There’s Daro rattan garden furniture to relax on and you can warm your extremities in the early evening chill by Revolution firepits and BBQs. Enjoy!

Terms & Conditions:

**Only members of ACHICA will be put into the draw. One entry per email address. We welcome email entries from friends, colleagues and relatives as long as they have separate email addresses. Winner will be chosen at random on June 19th 2011 by ACHICA Living’s Editor – Emily Peck. Usual ACHICA terms & conditions apply.

**Tickets are non-transferable and are only valid for use on a single day between Thursday 5th July 2011 through to Sunday 10th July 2011.

**RHS gift membership: The full year’s membership begins when an activation card inside the Gift Pack is returned to the RHS by the gift recipient.  Gift membership is £49 for one year’s individual membership. The contents of the pack may vary.  To purchase additional Gift Packs for friends and family, visit rhs.org.uk/gift or call 0845 130 4646. The RHS is the world’s largest gardening charity – Registered Charity Number 222879/SC038262.

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Emily Peck, Editor

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