Weeds, wellbeing and pizza ovens: Bridgewater, a new kind of RHS garden

By allowing designers to playfully rewrite the rules, the Royal Horticultural Society has created a radical, sustainable garden that is almost guaranteed success“We haven’t set out to make a Chelsea garden, we’ve set out to make a real one,” says Sylvia Travers, a team leader at RHS Bridgewater. Indeed, the much-heralded 154-acre garden in Salford, Greater Manchester, which opened in May, nearly a year later than planned due to Covid, does feel particularly authentic. There are weeds – some intentional, such as nettles growing in the forest garden, and some still to be pulled out. There are irregular beds; wild… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/jul/03/weeds-wellbeing-and-pizza-ovens-bridgewater-a-new-kind-of-rhs-garden

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