The Vitamin G Garden

Feature Garden

The Vitamin G Garden is inspired by the evidence-based research that was published in April 2021 by RHS  scientists Professor Alistair Griffiths and Dr Lauriane Chalmin-Pui that proves how gardening benefits our mental, physical and social wellbeing.

The garden is based around a series of interconnecting capsules that form a daily dose of ‘vitamin G’. It incorporates an area for contemplation, relaxation and restoration. A studio filled with art and plants is sited here together with a science hub that is gathering data from visitors, capturing their responses to the garden. The studio opens out onto a meditation or yoga platform that nestles next to a plunge pool and circular lawned area.

The adjacent area of the garden is inspired by social interaction. It features an enclosed paved area with a dining table encircled by a reclaimed timber screen. The scented planting stimulates the senses and the mind, encouraging connections to be made around the table with neighbours, friends and family.

Also sponsored by: London Stone, Milboard, Torc Pots, FORM Plants, George Lines and Malvern Garden Buildings.

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