How often does any kind of public show, especially in its first year, live up to its hype, let alone its potential? The Late Show Gardens billed themselves as "the latest in design" and I'd venture a guess that no one left disappointed. Stunned, wondering, questioning, intrigued...yes, but disappointed, no.
Even the prettiest gardens had a message; this Climate Change Garden by Dr. Hala F. Nassar and Robert Hewitt explores how natural resources will become more precious as they become less plentiful.
A charming hermit's garden, including a bottle tree, designed by Kate and Ben Frey
The artist Simple suggests ways to recycle your ornamental grass clippings: