People's Choice Awards

The results are in, and the RNLI garden came second in the BBC/RHS People’s Choice Award! Thank you so much showing your support for our garden and charity. Your vote has helped us raise awareness of our lifesaving work – we’re so grateful.

We've won gold!

We’re so excited to announce that our garden has been awarded a gold medal in the Show Garden category at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show! We’re so proud of our garden and the incredible lifesaving history and future it represents. It has only been made possible by passion, talent and kindness – the same qualities that have been powering our charity to save lives for almost 200 years.

A gold medal certificate awarded to the RNLI from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022.

Photo: RNLI

In full bloom

Our beautiful garden is open! It’s amazing to see how all the planning and hard work has come together, producing a garden that celebrates our incredible heritage, while also looks to our lifesaving future.

Special guests

With the show now in full swing, we’ve had some very special guests visiting and admiring our garden. See whose famous faces you can spot in these photos. 

A fantastic performance by Fisherman's Friends

The Fisherman’s Friends, a singing group from Port Isaac, Cornwall, performed some fantastic sea shanties in our garden. Here’s a short clip of them singing at the show.

You can find more of the latest updates from our garden at #RNLIatChelsea.