“The Green Room” will be an immersive, houseplant filled VIP retreat in which the ‘Planterati’ can escape the hustle and bustle of the show outside, ‘suspended’ in a giant hot pink macramé hanger.

The award-winning garden designer to the stars behind the concept is Ian Drummond, Creative Director of Indoor Garden Design. Ian says:

“We’ve let our imaginations go wild. With everything we’ve all been through an exhibit where everything feels like it hangs in the balance seems apt.

Inside visitors will be encouraged to swing in a suspended seat surrounded by the trailing root systems of orchids, air plants and Macramé plant hangers with a carpet of moss underfoot.

Planted tree trunks will bring the feeling of nature indoors whilst providing a suitable space for tree-dwelling species such as Rhipsalis, Medinilla and Tillandsia. Clusters of planters, baskets and pots near the windows will showcase cacti and succulent species which can spend the summer months on the other side of the glass on the terrace.

This House Plant Studio is all about giving back to plants. The Green Room will be a glamorous ‘hang-out’ for ‘Very Important Plants’.

After over a year’s break from exhibiting at in-person events due to the pandemic, Malvern Garden Building’s Managing Director, Andrew Peck admits:

“We’re counting down the days to the return of RHS Chelsea Flower Show. We cannot wait to put on a display to spark joy and celebrate life in all its glorious British eccentricity.

“We’ve provided the studios for the plateau in Ranelagh Gardens for over 10 years. This will be the first time they have played host to indoor plantscapes. We’re really excited to be helping to bring this new class of exhibit to this world-famous show.”

“The Green Room” will be one of six House Plant Studios exhibited at RHS Chelsea 2021, in which designers will show how house plants can be used cleverly in any space indoors.

Indoor Garden Design

Ian Drummond is the Creative Director at Indoor Garden Design. Ian specialises in creative projects and is passionate about finding new ways to use plants. Ian has created indoor gardens for the BAFTAs, Fashion Week and Elton John. He is the author of the houseplant manual, “At Home with Plants” and created #PlantsWork, an innovative, open-plan home office installation with IKEA at RHS Chelsea in 2018. Indoor Garden Design recently launched a retail arm called In-Tray and are delivering houseplants, pots and botanical accessories UK wide. www.indoorgardendesign.com  www.intrayplants.com

Malvern Garden Buildings

Malvern Garden Buildings have supplied the garden studios for the plateau in Ranelagh Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for almost a decade. In previous years working with botanically inspired craftspeople like Rob Ryan, Nikki Tibbles, Cath Kidston, Orla Kiely & Lou Gardiner to create the Artisan Area. Now finalising designs for the all-new House Plant Studios for the show in 2021. www.malverngardenbuildings.co.uk


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