Chelsea Calling

May is well and truly here, so naturally my thoughts turn to Chelsea and what we can expect of the world’s most famous flower show in its 101st year. The omens are good. To start with we’ve enjoyed a milder, sunnier spring. Last year, in my summer finery, I caught the mother of all colds after twelve hours plodding […]

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Chelsea 2013: Best Show Garden

The results are in, and the Trailfinders Australian Garden has been awarded Best Show Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.  Congratulations to Fleming’s Nurseries, who presented the garden, and to designer Phil Johnson.  The show garden illustrates how sustainable landscaping can be integrated into an urban setting, using native Australian plants throughout the design.  Shame they didn’t […]

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