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 M&G Garden was designed by Cleve West and built by Swatton Landscape. The inspiration for the M&G Garden came from garden designer Cleve West’s memories of time spent during his teenage years, in an ancient oak woodland, in Exmoor National Park. Cleve opted to create a contemporary design, which features aspects of the ancient woodland that inspired him, instead of recreating a particular area of Exmoor National Park. Oaks - Quercus pubescens, form the main structure of this garden…
The M&G Garden, which was designed by Cleve West, for The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, was awarded a Gold Medal by the RHS Judges. Swatton Lanscapes, who built The M&G Garden, were presented with The Best Construction Award at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. This is the first year that this prestigious award that recognises the skill and input of the construction workers who build the Show Gardens has been awarded.
The L'Occitane Garden celebrates the 40th anniversary of beauty brand L’Occitane. Garden designer James Basson, has looked back at the history of L’Occitane, focussing on its formation in 1976, in Haute Provence, creating a Show Garden that is evocative of the landscape of this area of France.
James Basson used 200 different plants all of which are native to Haute Provence, to ensure that the L'Occitance garden, was as authentic as possible.
A closer look at the beautiful meadow in the UNHCR: 'Border Control' Garden, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016. This garden was designed by Tom Massey and John Ward, and built by Landform Consultants. This Conceptual Garden was sponsored by UNHCR and presented with a Gold Medal and the prestigious title of Best Conceptual Garden.
Salvias, Eryngiums, and other non native plants were beautifully combined with native British wild flowers to create a beautiful meadow in the UNHCR: 'Border Control' Garden, to demonstrate the positive effects of integration. Pictured at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.
The true blue of Anchusa azurea 'Dropmore', combines with Papaver rhoeas, Papaver carmeli, Foeniculum vulgare, Erodium gruinum, Asphodeline lutea, Melica altissima alba and Hordeum vulgare in The Royal Bank of Canada Garden at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.
Lupinus pilosus is the rarest of the plants included in The Royal Bank of Canada Garden, which was designed by Hugo Bugg, for The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. This rare, blue flowered lupin grows in Dibeen, an arid, dry area of Jordan. The beautiful plants and landscape that Hugo Bugg discovered on his visits to Jordan, provided the inspiration for this garden. In his Show Garden for The Royal Bank of Canada, Hugo hoped to demonstrate how beautiful drought tolerant plants can be.