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Garden Installations

The beautiful parkland at Newby Hall provides a great setting for our Autumn garden installations and pop-up plots! Each week we will be telling you more about the amazing ideas and designs featuring at the show. This week we feature a two Pop-up Plots from Jennyruth Workshops and Horticap Ltd.

The Macmillan Legacy Garden

We are delighted to welcome Macmillan Cancer Support with a beautiful Legacy Garden created by Somerset designer Sean Pritchard.

The 6m x 6m garden promotes the message 'Leave a Seed. Make a Garden' and is designed to inspire people to create a lasting legacy through the charity.

The garden is based around circles with a path leading through a sprawling flower border to a raised, circular platform surrounded by tall wall structures.  A circular flower bed sits at the centre of the platform surrounded by benches built into the walls. This represents how our individual gifts to Macmillan can seem insignificant against the tall walls of cancer. The circular windows through the walls look out onto the flower borders, illustrating how contributions can come together to create something powerful as a whole. 

Planting is prairie style, creating a tapestry of flowers to reflect the idea that gifts come in all shapes and sizes. These are anchored by three structural trees and shrubs.

Pop-up Plots

When lift gets stressful and anxious The Wellbeing Garden may be just the place to get some peace and relaxation.

Designed by Fiona Campbell, from Roses and Sage Garden Design, this pop-up plot is Yin and Yang in style with a raised copper pond and florist's pallette for grown your own flowers to admire in the garden or take into the home. they are separated by a reflexology path of gravel, pebbles and textured discs of marble, stone, thyme and sand.

A raised planter of grasses provides a screen for the relaxation zone, complete with wooden decking, yoga matt, pillars, wind chimes and tea tray.


Many people think of carnivorous plants as needing an indoor environment to survive, so this Pop-up Plot by specialist nursery, Wacks Wicked Plants, sets out to demonstrate that they can thrive outdoors.

Outdoor Living is a modern space showcasing how to use hardy carnivorous plants in the garden.

The Ripon charity Jennyruth Workshops will be creating a pop-up plot featuring a number of the products made by their workers, who are adults with learning disabilities. Called Jennyruth Workshops in the Garden, the plot will feature bird boxes, planters and trugs, as well as plants and flowers.

Harrogate-based gardening education charity Horticap will be championing re-cycling with their Pop-up Plot. 

What Goes Around Comes Around will include compost, a water butt, a bug hotel and vegetables.