Chelsea Flower Show – Garden #1

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The Laurent-Perrier Garden by Luciano Giubbilei – Nature and Human Intervention (2011).

This stunning garden is about collaboration and contemplation. It’s focal point is a beautiful pavilion crafted with bamboo screens which turn elegantly in the breeze, designed by Kengo Kuma. Whilst sculptor, Peter Randall-Page has imposed human order on the surface of natural stones forms.

A contemplative long pool is flanked either side with an exquisite planting in pink, maroon and brown, comprising Digitalis mertonensis, Deschampsia cespitosa and Iris ‘Dutch Chocolate’.

Simply divine.

Author: Mike the Gardener

Freelance gardening writer, consultant and designer. Mike Palmer is a passionate and professional plantsman, offering services in garden writing, consultancy and garden design. Mike is also available for garden and plant related talks and presentations. Mike has been a professional horticulturalist for over fifteen years.

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