Well, this blog post features images of Athena Duncan and Mairead Curtin from Rebel Rebel, and the wonderful display they created.
The background is:
In 1913, Kelways was one of the greatest horticultural establishments in the world, responsible for the breeding and growing of one of the widest portfolios of plants and vegetable seeds known.
As a tribute to Kelways heritage, Rebel Rebel have created an exhibit to highlight the wonderful array of plants for which Kelways was once world-famous.
A mature pear tree takes centre stage to the display, echoing Kelways coat-of-arms. And it’s decorated with vegetables to emphasise the importance of the seed-growing aspect to the business 100 years ago.
Under the tree, flowers for which Kelways was influential in breeding and growing are planted.
I hope you enjoy looking through the images…
I absolutely loved Rebel Rebel’s design…especially the contrast of the vibrant coral pink phlox blooms against the turnips and parsnips. Plus the hanging vegetables, which caught the attention of lots of visitors in the Great Pavilion!
Next, in Part 2, I’ll be featuring images of the wonderful peonies which Kelways were displaying on another part of their stand.
(Images : Rona Wheeldon for Flowerona)