Prize-Winning Gardens at Chelsea

Tour the winning gardens at London's 2013 Chelsea Flower Show.
Australian garden

Aussie Garden

A crowd favorite and Best Show Garden winner, the Trailfinders Australian Garden features a solar powered artist's retreat with an indoor shower and meant to reference an abstraction of the Waratah flower. The garden is by Melbourne designer Phillip Johnson. 

Photo by: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

A crowd favorite and Best Show Garden winner, the Trailfinders Australian Garden features a solar powered artist's retreat with an indoor shower and meant to reference an abstraction of the Waratah flower. The garden is by Melbourne designer Phillip Johnson. 

There were some big surprises at Chelsea this year, including the award of the Best Show Garden to the Trailfinders Australian Show Garden by Fleming's which suggested Jurassic Park meets Mad Max with its mash-up of tropical lushness and a cautionary sustainable message. Like many gardens at this year's show, conservation was a key feature of the Australian Show Garden.

No surprise that the Best Artisan Garden for smaller gardens at Chelsea went to the utterly magical An Alcove (Tokonoma) Garden, which was like a miniature Japanese woodcut come to life with a jewel box tatami room crowned by a green roof, a small waterfall and a use of moss and grass that covered the space in a blanket of green.

A message about the natural devastation of fire to renew the earth came in the After the Fire garden by James Basson and was meant to show the regeneration that occurs following a fire and nature's incredible resilience.

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