Chelsea PS

Just a few more images from the Chelsea Flower Show before I return to the reality of heavy clay soil and ravenous gastropods…

The show gardens presented beautifully designed and carefully curated outdoor spaces (see previous post), while the stands in The Grand Pavilion, in contrast, showcased plant varieties in all their glory. A celebration of variegated hostas, fragrant lillies of every hue, sumptuous roses, and – how could I neglect to mention? – superb vegetables.

Now that’s a harvest.

Auricula

Lady Slippers

Child statues cavort in cascades of flowers.

And finally, the celebration of all things horticultural (and jubilee) spilled out into the surrounding streets of Chelsea. I happened upon this Corgi Queen and her two inquisitive pups while walking back to the Sloane Square tube station:

HRM

How much is that dress in the window?

 

 

 

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