I love this line from an article about the show gardens at Chelsea:
It’s like going to see lots of tiny little stage sets upon which actors will never walk and the play never begin.
Funny–that is exactly what show gardens are like, although I never would have said it like that. The artificial lighting, the empty chairs, the backdrops–looking at them gives me precisely the feeling I get when I sit in the audience waiting for a play to begin. Here is this little world: what’s about to happen in it?
Which begs the question–why doesn’t anything happen in it? How cool would it be to get a theater group to stage little plays in display gardens? Hmmmmm…..
And speaking of Chelsea, check out Graham Rice’s report on over 80 new plants being launched at Chelsea this year.Posted by Amy Stewart on May 29, 2008 at 5:22 am, in the category Real Gardens.