Philips Hue shines at Duchess of Cambridge's Chelsea Flower Show garden

Hue Outdoor spotlights part of Kate Middleton co-designed garden

Philips Hue shines at Chelsea Flower Show

The doors have closed on the Chelsea Flower Show 2019, but there was more than a touch of the smart garden about this year’s show.

Philips Hue played a starring role in the RHS Back to Nature Garden, which was co-designed by the Duchess of Cambridge – Kate Middleton.

The garden, which is designed as a woodland style space for families to play and spend time together, is lit by Philips Hue Outdoor spotlights.

These lights focus on the trees, treehouse, waterfall and stream – which have all been installed inside the space by architects Andrèe Davies and Adam White of Davies White Ltd.

Philips Hue has upped its outdoor smart lighting, and the range is growing to include wall-lighting, outdoor strip lighting as well as spotlights.

And while some top names were involved in the design of the garden, they paid special tribute to the very consumer smart lighting set up hidden away out of view:

“The key to successful landscape lighting is flexibility. Together with the help of the Philips Hue team, we were able to transform the garden into a space that everyone could enjoy throughout the evening” said designers Andrèe Davies and Adam White of Davies White Landscape Architects.

RHS Back to Nature Garden gallery:


The Royal Chelsea Flower Show may not sound like a haven for technology – but last year LG smart home devices graced the LG Eco City Garden to raise awareness of air pollution.

If you really want to see the garden it’s being relocated to the Devon Partnership NHS Trust Dewnans Centre in Dawlish, where it will have a permanent home for hospital patients and staff to enjoy.

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