At One

Young Designer Gardens

Did you know...

  • Pollinator-friendly planting is key throughout the garden, with buddleja, verbena and hydrangea all featuring. Four Sorbus trees stand tall in the centre, adding height and structure, while its flowers are another favourite for bees
  • A hedge of hornbeam surrounds the back of the garden and provides an ideal shelter for wildlife, the team even found a bird's nest in the hedge when it was delivered to the show
  • An insect hotel fills the wall that lines the back of the garden, close to the seating area. Made from hazel and bamboo, this spot attracts a variety of miniature visitors to the garden

About the garden

Designed for a young professional couple as a relaxing, entertaining space, the At One garden demonstrates how it’s possible to create a beautiful garden space for the benefit of both humans and wildlife. The garden has a contemporary design with a light and airy feel that incorporates plenty of homes for birds, bees, butterflies and insects to live and thrive as well as planting to sustain them.

Four trees provide a framework, creating height and lending a calming dappled shade. The surrounding planting palette is predominantly restful tones of green with bright dashes of colour and plenty of interesting textures.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.