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Trendy sustainable living - see the celebrity henhouses at Hampton

Hens_LWThe RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is home to a fun henhouse auction this year, promoting and reflecting the trend for sustainable living.

Celebrity designers and personalities such as Philippa Forrester and TV show Dragon's Den Deborah Meaden have created henhouses which will be on show at Hampton Court on Monday 8 July and will be available to auction on the website ebay. The auction starts when the show opens on 9 July and continues to Sunday 28 July when the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park ends.

The line up of henhouse creators are;

  • Sophie Conran

  • David Domoney

  • Philippa Forrester

  • Kate Humble

  • Deborah Meaden

  • Nikki Tibbles

Proceeds from the auction will go to the RHS Campaign for School Gardening which encourages and supports school gardens, and the Addington Fund which supports British farming.

To bid for a henhouse please visit www.ebay.co.uk from 9 July.

Source: RHS Press Office

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