In his design for The Royal Bank of Canada Garden, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, Hugo Bugg celebrates water, not just as a commodity, but as a sacred entity for the world to savour, respect, celebrate and rejoice in.
Arbutus unedo, also known as the strawberry tree, on account of its round fruits which you can see in this photograph, which turn a strawberry-red colour as they ripen. As pictured in The Telegraph Garden, designed by Andy Sturgeon, for The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The Telegraph Garden was awarded a Gold Medal by the RHS judges, as well as the coveted award of Best in Show.
The Breakthrough Breast Cancer Garden won the People's Choice Award for the Best Fresh Garden. This garden was designed by Ruth Willmott and built by Cube 1994, it's the first time that Breakthrough Breast Cancer have entered a garden at Chelsea. The water feature in this garden ripples every ten minutes to signify and represent the statistics of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK. The sculpture is by Rick Kirby.
The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital was designed by Chris Beardshaw. The Garden is pictured here at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, where the RHS judges awarded the garden with a Gold Medal.
The Winton Capital Beauty of Mathematics Garden was designed by Nick Bailey, Head Gardener of the Chelsea Physic Garden, and built by Gardenlink. The design focuses on the mathematical patterns that appear in nature - such as the Golden Ratio, these patterns are expressed throughout both garden’s structure, the layout of the planting and the featured plants. Plants used to demonstrate the mathematical properties include Aloe polyphylla with its spiral form, Gleditsia triacanthos which has a…
Hedgehogs can sadly drown if they enter a pond or garden rill with steep sides, ensuring that your water feature is accessible for hedgehogs and other wildlife, with a shallow slope into, and out of the water will save many hedgehogs lives. Hedgehogs enjoy water and sometimes swim in ponds!
Vestra Wealth’s Garden of Mindful Living was designed by Paul Martin and built by Beautiful Horizon Landscape. Designed as a contemporary garden, for a busy city resident who requires space to unwind after a busy day at work, The Vestra Weath’s Garden of Mindful Living features soft planting with Primulas adding colour and multi stemmed trees bringing dappled shade to this restful space.