The Platform Garden a Container Garden designed by EGS alumni Amelia Bouquet and Emilie Bausager. The inspiration is the unused overground station platforms in London, community gardening and education. Part of a train platform, retro tiling, paving and recycled litter bins as planters. Underlining the importance of repurposing, biodiversity of planting in areas where people are travelling, capturing rainwater, carbon and to increase a sense of wellbeing.
The garden was build by Andrew Jackson Gardens and Sp0nsored by Energy Garden.
The Hampden Stargardt Garden designed by EGS alumni Joanne Edmonds and Camilla Windsor-Clive is a Container Garden is inspired by the Hampshire countryside. A sensory healing space for the visually impaired and particularly those individuals with Stargardt disease. It combines soothing sounds of running water over a blackened ash water feature preserved with the traditional wood burning Japanese technique of yakisugi, the tactile feel of wooden seating and the scents of surrounding plants. The garden was built by Sebastian Brand and Sponsored by Hampden.
Alight Here Balcony Garden designed by EGS alumni Emma Tipping. Suggesting the atmosphere of a local pub, this uplifting and comfortable space designed for young professionals provides a place to relax and escape with different seating areas bordered by planting that is scented, edible or cutting. Rubbish bins as containers and old railway sleepers as benches, encourages the idea of re-purposing and re-using. The garden was built by Topoforma and sponsored by St George PLC.