Chelsea gold: Creating the perfect garden
Landscape designer Andy Sturgeon has been awarded his sixth gold medal at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show for his Arts & Crafts-inspired garden for sponsors M&G Investments. The garden incorporates natural materials such as copper, English oak and Purbeck stone. Key plants include peony Paeonia 'Claire de Lune', Trollius 'Cheddar' and Iris chrysographes 'Black Form'.
Take a tour around Andy's medal-winning garden and meet the team that helped make the Chelsea 'wow' factor possible, such as nurserymen Mark Straver and Robin Wallis from Hortus Loci and metalworkers from Guild Sculpture.Continue reading the main story
Slideshow production by Hannah Briggs. Photos by Matt Bardo. Music by Minnie Ripperton, Donovan and Kings of Convenience. Publication date 25 May 2012.