Talkback: Wilding the Chelsea Flower Show
Oh,dear, Kate. We bloggers seem to be more interested in blogs about bees and wasps than the great show that is Chelsea - really down-to-earth people I think. But just supposing I could have gone to Chelsea I would love to see the B&Q garden which is all edible plants, all the gardens classed as naturalistic and those which use wild flowers a lot and recycled materials. Which says a lot about my financial position I think! And of course I would search out the Alpine Garden Society display and any rare or endangered species just to see whether I could help by growing them. I never cease to be grateful to the people who saved the Gingko biloba tree from extinction by cultivating it every time i look at my beautiful young one and think present day gardeners should do the same for endangered species threatened by climate change like the high alpines. And many of our native wild flowers are threatened too so well done all the designers who featured them in Chelsea this year.