Yew can be used in many ways in the garden, it's ideal if you're thinking of planting an evergreen hedge, yew can be clipped and grown as topiary, or if you have a large garden, you might want to include a yew tree. Yew berries, also known as arils, are a popular food for blackbirds and greenfinches in the winter months.
Zoflora: Outstanding Natural Beauty was designed by Helen Elks-Smith, and built by Wycliffe Landscapes Ltd. This Show Garden was sponsored by Zoflora. The RHS judges awarded the garden a Gold Medal and the prestigious title of Best Construction Award, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.
The Garden of Potential was designed by Daniel Bristow and Sarah Page (Propagating Dan) and built by Mark Wallinger. This Fresh Garden was sponsored by GreenWood Forest Park. Featuring the unpopular and almost universally abhorred Leylandii, together with the equally disliked Equisetum arvense, also known as common horsetail, this Fresh Garden provokes its visitors with its inclusion of these unusual show plants and its quirky design. Visitors might be interested to find Diphylleia grayi…
Morning light shines over The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The sculpture you see pictured here, is entitled 'Fallen Deodar', it was created by sculptor Jilly Sutton from oak and verdigris bronze. The delicate white flower at the front of the photograph is Veronica gentianoides, the purple flower with it, is Hesperis matronalis. Carpinus betulus, also known as common hornbeam, forms the hedge.