Chelsea's sweet for Living Street
Published:  10 May, 2009

LONDON: This year's Chelsea flower Show is less than two weeks away and Marshalls is once again the chief sponsor of the event, which takes place on 19-23 May.

The Living Street, designed by Ian Dexter, takes its inspiration from a modern, urban street scene, featuring the front gardens of four contemporary terraced houses. Each individually designed plot reflects the differing needs and tastes of its respective owners: a young couple with no children, a newly-retired husband and wife, a car-owning family and a couple of 'grow your own' enthusiasts.

Meanwhile, there's a Dawn Chorus from Bradstone. As part of the company's sponsorship of the Chris Beardshaw Mentoring Scholarship (CBMS), it has provided materials for 'Dawn Chorus', a garden designed by Mr Beardshaw and current scholar, Lindsay Anglin.

Key features of the garden will include Bradstone's limestone Tuscan columns, limestone shards in the water pool and Cotswold slates.

A major event in the gardening calendar, the Chelsea Flower Show regularly attracts over 150 000 paying visitors. Exhibitors come from around the world, representing the very best in garden design and highlighting the latest trends and products.

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