overall favourite garden at Chelsea in 2010.
The sedums also wrapped the whole garden in a soft been blanket. It must have taken a long time to grow and position this expanse of sedums.
clear polyester casting resin to hold the plants in suspended animation.
William Wordsworth (who was more famous for wandering in the Lake District than in drier climes of South East England, which is regularly hit by drought and would be suitable for the planting in this garden.
Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë.
|Tiny Heartsease flowers (Viola)|
Thomas Hardy, and built around a scaled-down version of a Dorset shepherd’s hut kitted out as a writer’s retreat.
It was inspired by the gardens of the Italian Renaissance, and has walls built from recycled Italian stonework, with evergreen hedging, running water, and cool foxgloves surrounded by hotter coloured Geum flowers. The three thin conifers in the pool were each planted in a pot, inside another pot, so that their roots were not in the water.
|We spotted these orange Geums on lots of Chelsea gardens this year.|