Ozothamnus diosmifolius, Cistus × dansereaui 'Decumbens', Centaurea bella, Catananche caerulea 'Tizi n Test', Juncus effusus, and Sophora 'Little Baby' combine beautifully in The Telegraph Garden, designed by Andy Sturgeon for The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The water in The Telegraph Garden represents a stream of melt water, which runs into the rock strewn gorge below.
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.
The Telegraph Garden featured boulders of limestone, which were naturally formed in the Jurassic era. This type of stone is rich in fossils, one of these boulders in The Telegraph Garden even features a large fossil of an ammonite.
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!
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 Royal Bank of Canada Garden was designed by Hugo Bugg and built by Landscape Associates & Himalayan Landscaping. The RHS judges awarded The Royal Bank of Canada Garden a Silver-Gilt Medal, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.
The Living Landscapes: City Twitchers Garden features a pond, complete with water lilies, a chamomile lawn and a stylish pod, woven from willow. The pod also acts as bird hide and is designed to be the perfect place to relax and enjoy the birds and other wildlife in the garden.
The water feature was designed to represent Charlie's feelings when his Father passed away. The rapid pace at which the water drains from the feature symbolises Charlie's feelings when he realised his Father had died. Charlie Albone created this garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and named it The Time In Between Garden by Husqvarna and Gardena.