Water Features in The Garden

Water features, ponds, fountains, streams, rills, any ways of using water in the garden.
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A closer look at the water feature in The Greening Grey Britain Garden, designed by Professor Nigel Dunnett, pictured at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

A closer look at the water feature in The Greening Grey Britain Garden, designed by Professor Nigel Dunnett, pictured at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Copper is a predominant feature of The Winton Beauty of Mathematics Garden. This copper stair rail is etched with plant growth algorithms, and has been designed to represent an emerging seedling. In this photograph you can see something of the mathematical symbol for infinity, which forms the main structure for this garden's layout.

Nick Bailey and The Winton Beauty of Mathematics Garden

These large Phalaenopsis flowers are very glamorous! All of the Phalaenopsis plants that were used to create Kew’s 2018 Orchid Festival were grown by Double H Nurseries. Double H Nurseries are a British Nursery, who are based in the South of England.

These large Phalaenopsis flowers are very glamorous! All of the Phalaenopsis plants that were used to create Kew’s 2018 Orchid Festival were grown by Double H Nurseries. Double H Nurseries are a British Nursery, who are based in the South of England.

The Winton Capital Beauty of Mathematics Garden was designed by Nick Bailey, the Head Gardener of the Chelsea Physic Garden, and built by Gardenlink.  The RHS judges awarded The Winton Capital Beauty of Mathematics Garden a Silver-Gilt Medal, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.  The copper water feature you see in this photograph was made by sculptor Giles Rayner.

Nick Bailey and The Winton Beauty of Mathematics Garden

During the spring, summer and autumn, inside The Waterlily House at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, you'll find the Santa Cruz waterlily, also known by its botanical name of Victoria cruziana.  You can see the beautiful pink flowers of Ipomoea mauritiana on the right hand side of this photograph, and in the hanging baskets, Nepanthes is flourishing.

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During the spring, summer and autumn, inside The Waterlily House at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, you'll find the Santa Cruz waterlily, also known by its botanical name of Victoria cruziana. You can see the beautiful pink flowers of Ipomoea mauritiana on the right hand side of this photograph, and in the hanging baskets, Nepanthes is flourishing.

This golden, floating Palace was inspired by the Thai Palace of Bang Pa-In, it was especially created for the 2018 Orchid Festival. Pictured inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Henck Röling, Master Florist

This golden, floating Palace was inspired by the Thai Palace of Bang Pa-In, it was especially created for the 2018 Orchid Festival. Pictured inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Master Florist Henck Röling, puts the finishing touches to a wonderful elephant he constructed for the 2018 Orchid Festival, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Henck Röling, Master Florist

Master Florist Henck Röling, puts the finishing touches to a wonderful elephant he constructed for the 2018 Orchid Festival, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

The Telegraph Garden was designed by Andy Sturgeon and built by Crocus.  The RHS judges awarded The Telegraph Garden a Gold Medal and the coveted title of Best in Show, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.

The Telegraph Garden 2016 Planting List

The Telegraph Garden was designed by Andy Sturgeon and built by Crocus. The RHS judges awarded The Telegraph Garden a Gold Medal and the coveted title of Best in Show, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Ozothamnus diosmifolius, Cistus × dansereaui 'Decumbens', Centaurea bella, Catananche caerulea 'Tizi n Test', Juncus effusus, and Sophora 'Little Baby' combine beautifully in The Telegraph Garden, designed by Andy Sturgeon for The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The water in The Telegraph Garden represents a stream of melt water, which runs into the rock strewn gorge below.

Andy Sturgeon and The Telegraph Garden

Super Surrey Spring Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Super Surrey Spring Gardens

Super Surrey Spring Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Gardens Offering Free Entry or Special Offers on Mother's Day 2018 - Pumpkin Beth

Gardens Offering Free Entry or Special Offers on Mother's Day 2018

Gardens Offering Free Entry or Special Offers on Mother's Day 2018 - Pumpkin Beth

The Telegraph Garden featured boulders of limestone, which were naturally formed in the Jurassic era. This type of stone is rich in fossils, one of these boulders in The Telegraph Garden even features a large fossil of an ammonite.

Andy Sturgeon and The Telegraph Garden

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

Sustainable Gardening Ideas

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

Super Surrey Spring Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Super Surrey Spring Gardens

Super Surrey Spring Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Zoflora: Outstanding Natural Beauty was designed by Helen Elks-Smith, and built by Wycliffe Landscapes Ltd. This Show Garden was sponsored by Zoflora. The RHS judges awarded the garden a Gold Medal and the prestigious title of Best Construction Award, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016. The design for this Show Garden was inspired by the patterns and materials found in Yorkshire. The drystone walls define the garden with their curving shape which echoes the curves and stone in…

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016

Zoflora: Outstanding Natural Beauty was designed by Helen Elks-Smith, and built by Wycliffe Landscapes Ltd. This Show Garden was sponsored by Zoflora. The RHS judges awarded the garden a Gold Medal and the prestigious title of Best Construction Award, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016. The design for this Show Garden was inspired by the patterns and materials found in Yorkshire. The drystone walls define the garden with their curving shape which echoes the curves and stone in…

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