Gardening Magazine

Egg-citing Stuff

By Danielcarruthers

big green egg barbeque at Chelsea 2014
Big Green Egg makes the crème de la crème of barbecues. They also (as far as I’m concerned) made the very best, knocked-my-socks-off, took-my-hat- off trade stand at Chelsea. Fashioned from three containers, with one stacked on top of the other two it became far greater than the sum of its parts. It had a New York cool, rusty industrial vibe with large cutout windows, a generous staircase and a fantastic curvaceous wooden table cut from a single plank of wood. The planting was great too – I loved the geranium palmatum and iris sibirica against the powder blue container, the saxifrages on the table and the incredible settled feel of the whole place. Unlike the show gardens they have mere days, not weeks to put it all together. A york style garden at Chelsea
curved wooden table on the big green egg stand
blue container in garden at chelsea flower show
looking up at the planting on the big green egg stand
looking along the length of the curvy table

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