Plantsman Chris Beardshaw shows actress Rosamund Pike the Morgan Stanley garden for GOSH, now on display for a week at London’s event of the season.
After months of design, planting and construction, plantsman Chris Beardshaw was finally able to reveal the Morgan Stanley-sponsored garden for Great Ormond Street’s rooftop at London’s Chelsea Flower Show.
Helping him open the garden to the press on Monday was GOSH supporter and actress, Rosamund Pike, and seven-year old Ava Watt, a regular patient at the hospital.
Seven-year old Ava Watt points out features of the garden to Rosamund Pike and Chris Beardshaw.
Just before Monday's unveiling, Beardshaw explained his thoughts behind the design, and parents and staff members at GOSH spoke about the difference the garden will make to hospital life.
The woodland garden, whose design includes references to children and families, will be transferred to after the Show to its permanent home, on the top of a rooftop at the London hospital.
After the Chelsea Flower show, the garden will be transported to its permanent home, on the rooftop of London's Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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