Interview with Rachel de Thame

APL Designer of the Year 2018

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THE GREEN CONNECTION Making the connection between homes for nature and families alike

The garden is endorsed by the RSPB and we are promoting their ‘give nature a home’ campaign.

The garden will be given a new home by CHESS, a charity for the homeless at their new HQ in Chelmsford

The garden will be moved and rebuilt for CHESS by Wingspan, a charity that provides training.


Lucy Smith Garden Sculpture at #RHSChelsea 2017 stand PW253

This is my third year working with Lucy, helping to give a garden setting to her beautiful hand made ceramic and cold cast bronze sculptures.



Victorian inspired show garden brings together Yardley London and Perennial at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A show garden at this summer’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show celebrates women’s influence in gardening since the Victorian era in a collaboration between quintessentially English floral fragrance house Yardley London and long-standing charity for horticulturists Perennial, both of which have roots firmly planted in British floral heritage. Designed by Jean Wardrop and Alexandra Stevenson, A Growing Obsession – the Yardley London Perennial Garden is inspired by the Victorian English Garden, recreating the elegance of a ladies’ flower garden.

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2015 plant list pdf

#RHSHampton show garden to celebrate women gardeners.
Great to be working on this with @alydandra and @wardropdesigns
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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014

Wardrop Designs in collaboration with Ricky Cole of RDC Landscapes won a competition to produce one of four gardens at Hampton Court to represent the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL). Wardrop & Cole were awarded the Silver Flora medal.

The high ground, rooftop gardening paradise.

Roof gardens offer extensive views but at the same time necessitate careful screening, as was the case with this split-level garden...

Sea views, opening up the coastal panorama

The client, a couple in their thirties with two young children, engaged Jean Wardrop to provide structure and distinct areas to their coastal garden shortly after moving in...

Four garden designers demonstrate investive design techniques that add interest to their gardens

Jean Wardop made use of this retaining wall to contain an area of planting within this sloping London garden.

Show gardens for Giardini in Fiera

Wardrop Designs in collaboration with an Italian designer Wardrop Designs produced show gardens for Giardini in Fiera near Florence in 2002 and 2003.

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