Country Life 15 May 2019

Country Life 15 May 2019 previews the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, looks at light and goes batty for bats.

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CHELSEA: What not to miss at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

GARDEN SCULPTURE: Outside art at its finest.

HONEY, I BOUGHT A HOUSE: Avington Park’s extraordinary tale of salvation.

LIGHT FANTASTIC: How light plays with the landscape — a beautiful essay by Jay Griffiths.

INTERIORS: Going green — in colour, as well as ethos.

WATER BISCUITS: Love them or hate them, they’re a dinner party staple.

TOKYO: Japan’s intriguing capital city.

FAVOURITE PAINTING: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston chooses a painting with ships in it.

BATS: Writer Marianne Taylor explains all about these quirky, comical creatures.

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