Sloane Square Showstoppers


Sloane Square has a fab new planting which was turning heads when I made my way to Chelsea Flower Show last month.

Plenty of people were crossing the road for a closer look and then taking photographs, just like I did.


It may have had a flashier, tropical themed cousin around the corner, but unlike this Chelsea in Bloom winner...


... it forms a longer lasting feature on the Square (at least until the store opens in September) and is designed to help save the bees :)


I hope it'll be a permanent feature - watch this space.


Comments

  1. Wonderful. It's so inspiring that people have decided to do this, and done it so successfully. Let's hope the idea spreads. CJ xx

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  2. We walked past the big wall one the other day, somehow I managed to miss the planting around the shop entrance. Maybe dodging cars when crossing the zebra stripe gave us tunnel vision :-) - looks fab.

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  3. My thoughts must have been focussed on getting to the showground as I completely missed this visual treat. I plan to visit the Chelsea Physic Garden soon so I'll look out for the green wall; hope it will still be there!

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  4. It's a shame that we don't do more like this even if it's on a smaller, less ambitious scale. Flighty xx

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