Design: The Perennial Garden, RHS Flower Show, Cardiff 2019

Peter Donegan, RHS Flower Show

Perennial and Peter Donegan confirm Show Garden at RHS Flower Show, Cardiff 2019.

To help mark its 180th anniversary, Perennial has partnered with Irish garden designer Peter Donegan with a show garden for RHS Flower Show Cardiff (12-14 April 2019). It is the first time the horticulture trade charity has exhibited at the first major Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show of the calendar and the first time Peter (or any Irish designer) has designed there.

In November 2018 Peter was selected by a French jury to represent Ireland to design and realise the Irish WW1 Centenary Peace Garden at Chateau de Peronne in the Somme region of Northern France and see the garden in the dried up moat of the 13th century castle to completion. This will be Peter’s first public garden since his return.

The Perennial Garden has been made possible by the support of the horticulture industry and in particular Ed Burnham and Burnham Landscaping, who since 2011 have created no less than 13 RHS Show Gardens (their most recent being at RHS Chelsea) and are constructing the show garden, and Giles Heap and the CED Natural Stone team who are providing the hard landscaping and additional support.

Speaking about the garden and his decision to support Perennial, designer Peter Donegan says: Read more