Natural theme for RHS Chelsea Flower show entry

Garden designer Stephen Hall will enter the artisan category at the 2011 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with a creation commissioned by soft drinks firm Fever-Tree.

The garden, inspired by Fever-Tree's dedication to natural ingredients, will be entirely built from recycled, found, borrowed and reclaimed materials. Hall hopes to create a space in which adults can relax and children can play.

The garden's central feature will be a tree house partly made from reclaimed Congolese cinchona, nicknamed the Fever Tree, with a range of potted citrus and geranium plants displayed within it.

The tree house will be surrounded by native British plant species such as hawthorn and hazel and wayfaring trees with perennial forget-me-not and sweet woodruff planted in small shady patches created by the structure.

Pastel shades of blue, mauve and pink will dominate the south-facing garden and reclaimed stone and off-cuts of pond liner will be used to build a spring.


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