Sunday, 24 May 2015


I had a lovely day at Chelsea on Thursday, the weather was glorious and the gardens, as always, were stunning.  I didn't come away with photos of all of them, but there are still lots below.  

Show Gardens

The M&G Garden,
Jo Thompson 

Sentebale - Hope in Vulnerability,
Matt Keightley

The Royal Bank of Canada Garden,
Matthew Wilson

The Cloudy Bay Garden,
Harry and David Rich

The Homebase Garden - Urban Retreat,
Adam Frost

The Telegraph Garden,
Marcus Barnett

The Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden,
Dan Pearson

The Brewin Dolphin Garden,
Darren Hawkes

The Beauty of Islam,
Kamelia Bin Zaal

The Hidden Beauty of Kranji,
John Tan and Raymond Toh

The winner of The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge,
Sean Murray

Fresh Gardens

Thinking of Peace,
Tatyana Shynkarenko

Dark Matter Garden for the National Schools' Observatory,
Howard Miller Design Ltd.

The World Vision Garden,
John Warland

Home:  Personal Universe Garden,
Fuminari Todaka

Breakthrough Breast Cancer Garden,
Ruth Willmott

Artisan Gardens

The Evaders Garden,
John Everiss

Edo no Niwa - Edo Garden
Kazuyuki Ishihara

The Old Forge for Motor Neurone Disease Association,
Jodie Fedorko and Martin Anderson

Breast Cancer Haven Garden,
Sarah Eberle

The Sculptor's Picnic Garden,
Graham Bodle

Brewers Yard,
Bestall & Co. Landscape Design

Runnymede Surrey Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Garden,
A Touch of France Garden Design

A Trugmaker's Garden,
Serena Fremantle and Tina Vallis

A peek in the Pavilion

The most amazing sculpture
(one of these horses was priced at £30,000!)

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

My favourites this year:  Dan Pearson's Chatsworth Garden, Ruth Willmott's Breakthrough Breast Cancer Garden and Graham Bodle's Sculptor's Picnic Garden.  My photos don't do any of them justice - wouldn't it be lovely to be able to go in and have a proper look?  

Hope all is well out there ...
Jane x