The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. Gertrude Jekyll

Annie's Little Plot

Annie's Little Plot

Saturday, 9 June 2012

Chelsea miscellany

There are many other things to see at Chelsea apart from the gardens, the great pavilion is a must for all plant lovers and as soon as you enter the scent of flowers hits you.
As a veg grower myself, I'm always interested in the vegetable displays. Here is an amazing display with peppers displayed as a stained glass window.

Look at these parsnips and carrots, madness.

A mixture of colourful bean varieties.
There were a couple of strawberry varieties which caught my eye, but they may be more ornamental than taste good. A variegated strawberry and one with dark pink flowers.

I'm also drawn to the herb displays.

I like to view the sweet peas, well not view, sniff!
Here is a new variety that I will be trying next year, with a name like that it was a must.
Some sumptuous paeonies.


Some amazing plant displays.

The flower arranging displays are always fascinating, look at this depiction of a Monet painting entirely in petals and leaves.

There are also some interesting sculptures for your garden.
Would you like this snail in your garden?


  1. I love the veg displays and that snail sculpture is wonderful, a bit big for my own garden but I'd love something like that for my shady border.

  2. Thanks for another enjoyable Chelsea post with lots of terrific photos to look at. Flighty xx

  3. You have captured the essence of Chelsea in your pictures - how on earth do they get all the veg ready at the same time - beats me. Glad you enjoyed your visit.