Chelsea flower show to feature George Harrison garden

May 11th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin  

London, May 11 (ANI): This years Chelsea flower show is to feature a garden dedicated to the late Beatle, George Harrison.

Co-designed by his widow Olivia, the garden portrays Harrisons life in four stages childhood, shown by a vegetable plot and a bike in rough grass; a Beatles and 1960s area; and representations of his older self and spiritual life.

The garden contains a 1960s section, which has the names of his songs and a 6ft-wide glass sun, reminding visitors of Here Comes the Sun, which Harrison wrote for the Beatles album Abbey Road in 1969.

The garden also has flowers palmatum, anchusa and achillea that represent the psychedelic colours of the era.

Yvonne Innes, who worked closely with Harrison before his death in 2001, co-designed the garden.

I knew what an amazing landscape gardener George was. I also realised few people knew this side of him and decided to design a narrative garden of his life and passing over to the next life, Times Online quoted her, as saying. (ANI)

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