Children's Society unveils entry for Chelsea

An urban back garden brimming with raised vegetable beds, vertical planting and pollution-tolerant Ginkgo trees could help the Children's Society in its bid to win another Chelsea gold medal.

Designer Mark Gregory has continued with the theme of a family that has adapted to make the most of the garden, following on from last year's success with his urban front garden.

"The Children's Society Garden is a chic, modern space for the urban family where you can grow seasonal vegetables and herbs for the table without your garden looking like an allotment," said Gregory.

"We think the result is environmentally sound, family friendly and sustainable, but it's also small, easy to maintain and stylish."

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