Salvias, Eryngiums, and other non native plants were beautifully combined with native British wild flowers to create a beautiful meadow in the UNHCR: 'Border Control' Garden, to demonstrate the positive effects of integration. Pictured at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.
Yew can be used in many ways in the garden, it's ideal if you're thinking of planting an evergreen hedge, yew can be clipped and grown as topiary, or if you have a large garden, you might want to include a yew tree. Yew berries, also known as arils, are a popular food for blackbirds and greenfinches in the winter months.
The M&G Garden, which was designed by Cleve West, for The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, was awarded a Gold Medal by the RHS Judges. Swatton Lanscapes, who built The M&G Garden, were presented with The Best Construction Award at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. This is the first year that this prestigious award that recognises the skill and input of the construction workers who build the Show Gardens has been awarded.
A beautiful holly hedge. Evergreen holly makes an excellent hedge that looks good all year round. Holly provides food and shelter for birds and other wildlife. If you're thinking of planting a hedge, ensure that your hedge grows right down to the ground, hedgehogs shelter and often nest under hedges, so this is an important habitat for hedgehogs and other wild animals.
The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital features an oak pavilion, made from three interlocking structures crafted from French oak. Enchanted Wood, a company from Herefordshire, built the oak structures, Chris Beardshaw designed the oak detailing, which was crafted by Nigel Ferguson Fabricators, who are based in Gwent, in Wales.