nvironmental concerns are at the forefront of a number of gardens at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, as it makes its return after the pandemic.
Gardens highlighting the sixth mass extinction of wildlife on the planet, efforts to tackle plastic pollution and the impact of fashion and clothing on the environment are among the “global impact gardens” at the festival.
The Royal Horticultural Society which puts on the festival, has a feature garden designed by Jamie Butterworth which draws attention to the impact the changing climate is having on gardens and gardeners.
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is making a return to the grounds of the royal palace in Surrey this week after it was cancelled last year due to the pandemic.
It is the first of the summer’s shows to return, as this year’s Chelsea Flower Show has been moved to the autumn for the first…