Indigenous people bring Rainforest to Chelsea

Good to see that Chelsea 2010 delivers on environmental messages as well as horticultural trends.

For the first time ever, an indigenous people are creating a garden at Chelsea .The Green & Black’s Rainforest Garden tells the story of how their lives are being devastated by the destruction of the rainforest, their homes destroyed and their way of life reduced to little more than a memory.

Well done to Jane Owen, the writer and broadcaster who  dreamed up the project after a trip to Cameroon last year and  created the garden with designer Ann-Marie Powell. “They ask for very little. And yet it is being taken away from them.”

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