so it finally happened to me - the big 4-0 !!! me and my folks went for a birthday trip to Chelsea Flower Show - how cool is that. Hold on tight folks, there are tonnes of photos - I tried to be selective but there were too many amazing things !
This is the Tyne Tunnel !
Ah what a lovely rose ... David Austin's stand:
This is Medwyn Williams stand - I got to meet him !!! It was very exciting - I think my folks have a photo, I'll see if I can get a copy :)
There was lots of sculpture:
These water fountain trees created quite a buzz - not my thing personally, but quite amazing
I think we'd need to mortgage our house to afford this garden seat, but it was so beautiful AND comfortable ... when I win the lottery ...
Kazahana (A light snow flurry from a cloudless sky)
This is one of the gardens, it was positively enchanting until some guy opened the magic door and shattered all of our illusions by revealing the chipboard structure inside !
This is a hanging basket - our jaws were definitely open :)
This is the M&G Garden:
Places of Change:
yep, it's made out of pop bottles ! You'd have to drink a lot of pop tho !
The Victorian Aviary Garden
The Trailfinder's Austraian Garden was also jaw dropping:
Kebony - Naturally Norway:
The Tourism Malaysia Garden:
The Daily Telegraph Garden:
A Centenary Garden for Captain RF Scott
The Pine & Connifer Enthusiasts Garden:
Welcome to Yorkshire's Rhubarb Crumble & Custard
Global Stone Bee Friendly Plants
A Joy Forever
The Waterless Water Garden
The Go Modern Garden:
Bradstone Biodiversity Garden - apparently someone won this in a competition !
The John Joseph Mechi Garden: