The People Behind The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden

The People Behind The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

The hard work, expertise and skill of many people came together to create The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden, which was awarded a Gold Medal from the Royal Horticultural Society, at the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.  Here’s some more information about the people behind this special garden:

 The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden was designed by Chris Beardshaw.

The garden was built by Keith Chapman Landscapes.

The Project Manager was Frances Toase.

The Healthy Cities Garden was sponsored by Morgan Stanley.

The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden was created as part of the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Initiative.  You can read more about the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Initiative here.

The plants that featured in the garden were supplied by:

Hare Spring Cottage Plants supplied all of the Camassia plants used in the garden.

Todd’s Botanics supplied the Irises and some of the floral plants, including Geums, for the garden.

Chichester Trees & Shrubs Ltd grew much of of the remaining herbaceous perennials for the garden.

Deepdale Trees Ltd (Wholesale only)

Hillier provided much of the foliage planting.

The Sculptures were created by:

This bronze sculpture is entitled 'Trust' it was created by Anna Gillespie.
This bronze sculpture is entitled ‘Trust’ it was created by Anna Gillespie.

The two bronze sculptures, ‘Let Heaven Go’ and ‘Trust’ were created by Anna Gillespie.

Both of Anna Gillespie’s sculptures were kindly lent to the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden for the duration of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show by the Beaux Arts Gallery in Bath.

This bronze sculpture, 'Let Heaven Go' was created by Anna Gillespie, it was kindly lent to the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden by the Beaux Arts Gallery for the duration of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
This bronze sculpture, ‘Let Heaven Go’ was created by Anna Gillespie, it was kindly lent to the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden by the Beaux Arts Gallery for the duration of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

The glass ‘Bubbles’ were created by Loco Glass.

The sculptural steel tree at the back of the Garden was designed by Chris Beardshaw and created by Nigel Ferguson Fabrications.

Seating

The seating, a woven bench, was designed and loaned to the garden by artist Spencer Jenkins.

This woven seat was created by greenwood artist, Spencer Jenkins and lent to The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden for the duration of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The sculptural steel tree was designed by Chris Beardshaw and created by Nigel Fergusson Fabrications.
This woven seat was created by greenwood artist, Spencer Jenkins and lent to The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden for the duration of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The sculptural steel tree was designed by Chris Beardshaw and created by Nigel Fergusson Fabrications.

Tiles

The tiles in the garden were created by Atlanta Duffy, Helen Lavery and the children in year two and year six at Stebon Primary School.

Suppliers

Acorn Glazing

A.D. Calverts

Jewson, New Maldon

Landscapeplus Ltd

Nigel Ferguson Fabricators, Cemetery Rd, Six Bells, Abertillery, Gwent, NP13 2AX

Rolawn

Other articles that may interest you………

To read my interview with Chris Beardshaw and find out more about The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden, please click here.

To see the planting list for this garden, together with the details of the specialist growers and nurseries that grew and supplied the plants for The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden, please click here.

To see more of the Gold Medal winning Show Gardens from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015, please click here.

To read about the new lives of some of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gardens, please click here.

To read my interview with James Basson and find out more about the Gold Medal winning garden ‘A Perfumer’s Garden in Grasse by L’Occitane’ that James designed for the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, please click here

To see the 20 shortlisted plants, including the finalists and winner of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant Of The Year Award, please click here

To see some of the Gold Medal winning nurseries from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015, please click here.

To see photographs from The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, please click here.

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