22 May 2017

Vote now for CWGCs Chelsea garden

The CWGC Centenary Garden celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Commission and reflects its mission of commemoration in perpetuity by encouraging contemplation, remembrance and respect.

Vote now for the CWGC to win the People’s Choice Award at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show! It’s a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of this unique organisation and to celebrate its incredible work across the world. 

The People’s Choice awards are voted for by the public – both those who visit the show in person, and those who enjoy seeing the garden photos on the RHS website.

Voting starts at 9am on Monday 22 May and closes at midday on Friday 26 May.

The winner will be announced on the RHS website between 4-5pm on 26 May.

Click here to vote now.

Click here to read more about the CWGC Centenary Garden.

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