Chatto garden essex
There was poor gravel soil, 20 feet deep, dry shade beneath trees, while a sour boggy hollow lay between.By selecting plants adapted by nature to these situations, three contrasting gardens have evolved over the past 50 years. On the Brink draws attention to plastic blindness, representing an ocean on the brink of manmade ecological disaster.
Wandering around the garden with nursery manager Dave Ward, I was none the less surprised to see how familiar the layout and planting felt.
Her eye for plant combinations and planting was extremely unique — and it is celebrated at this year's Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival in a way that is both immersive and inviting to all.
The Therapeutic Garden aims to shine a spotlight on the beneficial role that plants and gardening have in supporting people living with dementia, anxiety and other mental illnesses. Designed by Awarded: Gold, Best Global Impact and Lifestyle Garden and Best Construction (Global Impact and Lifestyle Garden). The Urban Pollinator Garden fuses design, function and wildlife-friendly values, focusing on plants that encourage pollinators, specifically bees, to thrive. Beth Chatto: Drought Tolerant Garden Designed by David Ward This garden is a recreation of Beth's world-famous, drought-tolerant garden, which features a range of plants adapted to cope with prolonged dry spells.
With education at its heart, it aims to help reconnect children with nature. BBC Springwatch Garden Designed by Jo Thompson This garden represents three gardens belonging to three different neighbours, each with its own character and features to attract wildlife, ultimately showing how neighbours can work towards a common cause through gardening and benefit the wider world.
Believe in Tomorrow is a vision for the ideal primary school garden. Among a sea of plastic debris, clusters of new growth emerge suggesting the possibility of redemption.