The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 is ready to open the gates to the public but if you can’t make it in person then here’s how to watch coverage online all week of the annual horticultural event held in London.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 dates and tickets

This year’s show starts on 23 May and ends on 27 May - a press day takes place in advance on 22 May.

You can get Chelsea Flower Show 2017 tickets here.

How to watch Chelsea Flower Show 2017 online

The BBC has coverage of this year’s show and you can already watch episode one on the iPlayer as the preview has already been broadcast.

Main highlights of each day will be shown on BBC One or Two at 8pm every day, followed by an additional look back at 7:30pm on 29 May.

Daytime episodes will be shown at 3:45pm between 22-26 May with additional episodes at 7:30pm on 22 and 26 May.

Check the BBC website for the full episode guide.There will be a total of 15 episodes all available via the BBC iPlayer.

Watching outside the UK

If you're watching the Chelsea Flower Show from outside the UK, you might need to install a VPN. We'd recommend PureVPN, but you can find out more about VPNs in our Best VPN 2017 round-up.