Exhibitions

The coolest gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014

At the end of May, the 101st annual exhibitionflowers and landscape design, the results of which will soon reflect on what we are going to plant in front of their homes. A little less than a month ago, Britain completed the most grandiose event in the world of landscape design, garden architecture and crop production - the Chelsea Flower Show 2014. The event runs from 1913, and, according to the British, without it, summer simply can not come. They canceled the event only during the two world wars. This year the exhibition of flowers, as before, took place on the premises of the Royal Hospital of Chelsea. The main theme was chosen the First World War, which began 100 years ago. To get on Chelsea Flower Show - a dream of anyprofessional: every year only the best of the best choose to participate in the exhibition. This time, the pedestal with the owners of the event was shared by Japanese flower growers and landscape artists: among the 550 exhibitors, the Japanese hybrid of hydrangea Miss Saori was awarded as the plant of the year, the Best Artisan Garden also went to the Land of the Rising Sun, the British took the Best Fresh Garden and Best Show Garden . Garden "Eye of Reason", awarded the BestFresh Garden, was created for the Royal National Institute of the Visually Impaired, but its distorted images and contrasting surfaces will be interesting not only for the blind. The garden itself is divided into 4 thematic zones. It is a desert, a prairie, a woodland and a shady garden. The garden, which received the Best Show Garden award, was createdfirst of all for thoughtful contemplation. The Laurent-Perrier Garden is a balanced space that combines natural elements, simple geometry and contrast materials. The Togenkyo Garden - A Paradise on Earth, which took BestArtisan Garden, embodies the idea of ​​a flawless landscape that came from Japanese folklore, capable of forcing to forget about all misfortunes and even turn around the worldview. alternativeeden.com, designsponge.com

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