Posts by Rosemary

St Mary’s

This contemporary family garden combines the childhood essentials with year round plant interest. A central lawn is the venue for badminton and games with the family dog...
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Contemplation Garden – Gardening Leave

Based at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, home of the Chelsea Pensioners, the charity Gardening Leave wanted to provide an area for veterans to find to tranquility. The Royal Hospital kindly allowed Gardening Leave to develop an section of their garden which had become overgrown.  Rosemary  designed a woodland garden with interlinking paths, bringing together some delightful features, such as a Gingko biloba, a Magnolia, and several fruit trees.  Oxford Planters generously donated some seating and ISS their time to build the paths.  The garden opened in October 2013 – more photos to follow as the garden develops.
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Chelsea Flower Show 2012

We were delighted to be selected as the designer for the British Plant Nursery Guide trade stand at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show. The Jubilee themed garden featured the BPNG’s trademark Morris Minor set in in a lush 1950′s picnic scene.
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Rosemary Coldstream at Chelsea Flower Show 2012

We were delighted to be selected as the designer for the British Plant Nursery Guide trade stand at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.   The Jubilee themed  garden  featured the BPNG’s trademark Morris Minor set in in a lush 1950’s picnic scene. The terrible spring weather posed severe challenges for all the Chelsea Garden Designers this year, but thanks to a huge team effort and the high quality plants donated by the nurseries in the Guide, we finally triumphed over the scorching heat and torrential downpours. The Modern Landscape Company did an excellent job of building the garden helped by
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